how to force a hard reboot remotely

Daniel Feenberg feenberg at
Sun Jul 17 11:11:51 UTC 2011

> In the last episode (Jul 16), Aryeh Friedman said:
>> Is there any way to force a complete power down and then reset of a i386
>> without physically being present?

You haven't said what about an ordinary "shutdown -r" isn't satisfactory, 
but we have an iboot gizmo

that we use on a (non-FreeBSD) server that hangs from time to time. WOL 
also works.

Daniel Feenberg

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