Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 52367
Digital PC 3500 and Compaq Deskpro EN both hang after unmounting filesystem on reboot, but not on shutdown.
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:36:18 EDT
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Description of problem:
On my Compaq Deskpro EN, and on any Digital 3500s that I try, the reboot
sequence fails to reboot. It hangs shortly after unmounting the
filesystems, and sends the monitor into a 'sleep' state.
This problem occurs regardless of any flash BIOS updates.
This problem doesn't occur with Mandrake Linux 7.2, when installed on these
This problem occurs if I try to reboot from X, or from BASH with the
I've tried altering the lilo.conf file to include the kernel parameters
"reboot=hard,warm", "reboot=hard,cold", "reboot=bios,warm" and
"reboot=bios,cold", and each time I ran 'lilo' afterwards. None of these
parameters fix the fault.
Pressing alt-ctrl-del after the system has hung does nothing.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Red Hat Linux 7.0 on a Digital 3500 or Compaq Deskpro EN.
2. Attempt a reboot.
Actual Results: The system hangs completely. The monitor goes into a
'sleep' mode, with it's LED a solid orange. Alt-ctrl-del doesn't do
Expected Results: The system should have rebooted.
I've tried to upgrade the BIOS with a flash program. The upgrade worked
successfully, but the reboot hang still occurs.
using RH 7.3 on a Compaq 6000 and having the same problems.
I assume it must be due to the signal RH is passing to the BIOS to call the
I didn't have this problem with the other "operating system"
Is there are work around as it is making remote management a real problem !
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 17841 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.