Bug 13651 - shutdown panic
shutdown panic
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: SysVinit (Show other bugs)
6.2
i586 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 2000-07-10 14:21 EDT by john_coach
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:14 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-07-10 14:21:41 EDT
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Description john_coach 2000-07-10 14:21:40 EDT
shutdown -r now

OK, completely...


shutdown -h now

OK up to:

system halted
unmounting rd ???

then I get what looks like a stack dump of hex addresses filling the
screen...

This is on a fresh 'minimum' installation, because the installing process
would hang
if I went for much more than KDE:

motherboard: spacewalker hot 597

bios: ???u - the latest one to date

processor:amd k6 II 500

memory: 64Mb

cards: video, 2 ethernet, sound, modem (not configured/used)
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-07-15 14:27:49 EDT
Your processor/BIOS combination is not handling the request to
power down correctly. There is not much that we can do about it;
it's actually crashing in the BIOS.

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