[CentOS] Centos 6: Dell GX270 fails to power down (but reboots)

Tue Nov 6 14:41:52 UTC 2012
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Sorin Srbu wrote:
> Behalf
> Of Rainer Traut
>>Thx for all your answers, but latest Bios is installed (A07 from year
>> 2006). The pc is has not crashed so far, except the poweroff thingy so
I guess
>>hw is ok. FWIW under C5 all was well.
> A wild shot; if you have physical access to the computer, could you please
> open it up and check the capacitors, especially around the cpu?

Here's another one: there's an option in the BIOS of some servers for
"return to previous state" on loss of power. If that's there, you might
try it the other way.

I don't suppose the system's still under warranty....