Dell poweredge 850 hangs on shutdown -p
hartzell at alerce.com
Mon Dec 4 09:22:51 PST 2006
Kirk Davis writes:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-freebsd-stable at freebsd.org
> > I have a Dell PowerEdge 850 that hangs when I try to power it down
> > using "shutdown -p now". Otherwise it seems to run splendidly.
> > I reaches the point where it says: "Powering the system off using
> > acpi" and then just sits there.
> > Powering it off by just pressing the power button works perfectly.
> > It's running a minimal installation from a FreeBSD 6.3BETA3 cd, which
> > I burned 11/6/06.
> > I've pasted the system's dmesg output below.
> > Has anyone seen this before?
> I have a couple of Dell 2950's with the same problem. It
> doesn't happen all the time but it seem to happen more in the reboot
> command. Sorry this information doesn't help as I haven't found a work
> around yet but it might help to ease your mind knowing your not alone
I've only tried it a couple of times, but for me "shutdown -r now"
seems to reliably reboot the machine, but "shutdown -p now" seems to
reliably stop at the "Powering off..." message.
Let me know if you're sick of the 2950's, you can leave them on my
doorstep anytime.... ;)
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