[CentOS] C6.2 on DELL E6520

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Fri Mar 2 10:10:03 EST 2012


Bernd Bartmann wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 3:21 PM, Jussi Hirvi  wrote:
>> On 2.3.2012 15.59, Bernd Bartmann wrote:
>>> The only problem is that the system hangs after
>>> entering "reboot". I can see that several services get stopped, but
>>> after some seconds the screen is just black and nothing happens
>>> anymore.
>>
>> Does it hang after the shutdown process is totally complete, or
>> somewhere in between? (If so, what is the last thing you see on screen?)
>> How long have you waited for it to proceed?
>
> After pressing ESC to see all the service shutdown messages the last
> two lines show:
>
> init: Re-executing /sbin/init [OK]
> Please stand by while rebooting the system...
> Restarting system.
>
> So it hangs after shutdown has been completed. I've waited more than 10
> minutes.
<snip>
Sounds to me as though something's hanging - maybe it's trying to restart
something, and it's not letting go.

A thought: check the BIOS, and see if there's something that says
something like "restart after reboot".

       mark



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