[CentOS] systemctl reboot -- server not accessible after reboot

Sat Oct 14 18:38:20 UTC 2017
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 10/14/2017 10:54 AM, Mike wrote:
> When I try systemctl reboot directly on the server.
> Same problem --- does not start to login prompt.

so where does it stop?   does it never finish BIOS short self-test after 
the shutdown?   does it hang somewhere in the Linux loading sequence?   
if it goes to the graphic screen with the blue startup bar or whatever, 
I believe you can hit ESC to get the console messages.

john r pierce, recycling bits in santa cruz