shutdown not shutting down :-(
youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Sun Feb 19 19:37:43 PST 2006
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Christian Reiss wrote:
> Alex de Kruijff wrote:
>> 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?
>> 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.
> Try shutdown -p now.
If it doesn't work now, check and see if the kernel you have has acpi
support compiled in (if you have a generic kernel, this is probably not
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