shutdown not shutting down :-(

Alex de Kruijff freebsd at
Sun Feb 19 18:32:06 PST 2006

On Sun, Feb 19, 2006 at 11:23:56AM +0100, Matias Surdi wrote:
> Hi, Linux-user, FreeBSD-newbie posting here.
> I've a recent installation of FreeBSD, and when I do
> # shutdown now
> It starts the shutdown process but it hangs promting for the shell path.
> I think that this could be something related to the order in which 
> partitions are unmounted.
> Any idea?
> Thanks.

Check if there is a new bios for you PC. I had this to with one of my
boxes. ACPI (thats what shuts you computer down) didn't work ride. I
needed to update my bios.


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