[CentOS] C6.2 on DELL E6520

Bernd Bartmann bernd.bartmann at gmail.com
Fri Mar 2 10:46:44 EST 2012


On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 4:11 PM, Fabien Archambault wrote:
> 2012/3/2 Bernd Bartmann <bernd.bartmann at gmail.com>
>
>> 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.
>>
>> > How much RAM? On startup it will be checking the RAM, and possible other
>> > things, and I think this happens right at the beginning of startup
>> > sequence.
>>
>> The system has 8GB RAM.

> Perhaps this bug is related:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=731114

Thanks Fabian. The kernel parameter "reboot=pci" that is mentioned in
the Bugzilla entries solves the issue for me.

Best regards,
Bernd.


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