Some new hardware with 9.1 does not reboot easily

Willem Jan Withagen wjw at
Wed Nov 21 15:46:45 UTC 2012

On 2012-11-21 16:10, Andriy Gapon wrote:
> on 21/11/2012 11:55 Willem Jan Withagen said the following:
>> Hoi,
>> I'm building some new hardware for a customer, and given that 9.1 is
>> about to be around the corner, I installed 9.1-stable.
>> svn from last night....
>> Trouble is that a reboot takes for ever...
>> Same with shutdown -r now...
>> What happens is:
>> 	services get killed
>> 	we end with all buffers synced.
>> Then the systems is idle for like 30 secs (or more)
> At this stage try to enter ddb and run ps in it.
> Maybe you could spot something interesting / obvious.

Tried that but probably will need to rebuild the kernel for that to
work. Only KDB stuff is build....

Well the fact that postfix gets a reclamation on libpcre sort of
indicates that it was still running....

But we'll give it a shot.
Compiling a kernel is faster than rebooting. :)


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