[CentOS] Shutdown/poweroff does not power off machine

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Tue Jan 5 15:43:14 UTC 2010

Scott wrote:
> On Mon, 4 Jan 2010, mark wrote:
>> Michael Klinosky wrote:
>>> m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>>>> Must be the Optiplex - Thursday afternoon, we just did poweroffs on
>>>> well
>>>> over 100 servers (HVAC maintenance this past Sat!), and it worked just
>>>> fine.
>>> I have the same issue with one of my boxes. 'Shutdown' will get to the
>>> point of actually powering down, but just sit at 'System halted'.
>> Use either poweroff or shutdown -h
> I tried both - same result :(

At that point I wonder about a bios setting.

       mark, not top posting

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