Reboot of 5.2.1

Jorn Argelo jorn at
Thu Apr 1 08:44:01 PST 2004

On Thursday 01 April 2004 00:42, Doug Hardie wrote:
> I am testing 5.2.1 in preperation for moving production servers
> eventually from 4.6 to 5.x.  Most of the issues I have figured out, but
> there is one that I cannot get to work - shutdown -r now.  Rebooting
> dies consistently.  With the GENERIC kernel I get the message:
> Rebooting...
> Keyboard reset did not work, attempting CPU shutdown
> In NOTES is a dexcription of BROKEN_KEYBOARD_RESET so I added that and
> rebuilt the kernel.  Now all I get is the Rebooting... line and nothing
> more.  Granted the system I am using for testing is not at all like the
> production hardware, but rebooting worked fine on 4.6 with this system.
>   I am very reluctant to convert any production systems unless I can be
> sure they can successfully be rebooted without having a person on-site.
>   These machines are all unattended and quite far away.  Is there a
> workaround for this issue?
> -- Doug
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What about the reboot command? Doesn't that work either?

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