Reboot Problem with 5.2.1
bc979 at lafn.org
Thu Apr 8 18:08:19 PDT 2004
> On Sun, 4 Apr 2004 23:23:06 -0700
> Doug Hardie <bc979 at lafn.org> 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,
>> there is one that I cannot get to work - shutdown -r now. Rebooting
>> dies consistently. With the GENERIC kernel I get the message:
>> 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
>> more. Granted the system I am using for testing is not at all like
>> production hardware, but rebooting worked fine on 4.6 with this
>> I am very reluctant to convert any production systems unless I can
>> sure they can successfully be rebooted without having a person
>> These machines are all unattended and quite far away. Is there a
>> workaround for this issue?
> Try toggeling hw.acpi.disable_on_poweroff with sysctl.
> Stephen Hilton
Setting both the BROKEN_KEYBOARD_RESET and hw.acpi.disable_on_powerff
to 0 fixed my problem. Now the systems reboot properly.
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