[CentOS] Help with thread Centos 6.4 won't reboot on install

Tue Apr 2 16:24:18 UTC 2013
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 10:44 AM, Robert Benjamin <benjie1 at cox.net> wrote:
>      Have inconsistency in getting it to let me login. Yesterday no
> luck. At '$ runlevel'  got  5    3 so it must have been at runlevel 3.
> startx no help, back to blue screen. Today, just started it first time
> and it booted right to GUI login screen. All is OK that has been set up
> like email, FF, printer etc. Checked Pref/System/Network Connection and
> the box is greyed out. Pref/SysytemNetwork Proxy only 'Direct Internet
> connection' is ticked. Everything else is greyed out. Ran updates also.
> This happened a few days back and was fine as long as I stay logged in.
> Re-boot or shutdown was not good. Couldn't log in again. Then
> surprisingly today it is back.  WTF ? Other HDs are OK and work reliably.

It's hard to make sense of random behavior.  I'd still guess it is
some hardware-related issue.  You might get a hint from
/var/log/messages if you look at  what happened (or didn't) when it is
hung compared to older startups that worked, but there will be a lot
to wade through.

  Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com