HP DL380 hangs on reboot

Doug White dwhite at gumbysoft.com
Mon Oct 11 19:18:53 PDT 2004

On Mon, 11 Oct 2004, Peter Jeremy wrote:

> I have an HP DL380 running 5.3 and it will not reboot from multi-user
> mode - it hangs after printing "Rebooting..." and needs to be power-
> cycled (since there's no reset button).
> This doesn't happen with 4.10 or in single-user mode.  ACPI and
> BROKEN_KEYBOARD_RESET make no difference.  Adding some printf's in the
> shutdown sequence shows that the code is getting to the keyboard reset
> or invltlb() correctly.
> The big difference between 4.10 and 5.3 is ACPI - but disabling it
> doesn't have any effect.  Does anyone have any ideas for where to
> search next?  Working through /etc/rc.d would be a long and painful
> process since the POST takes a couple of minutes.

BIOS up to date?

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