[CentOS] C6.2 on DELL E6520

Fri Mar 2 15:10:03 UTC 2012
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

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.
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".