Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 56155
Kernel oops at very end of shutdown on GA-586 TX3 (with AT & ATX power connectors)
Last modified: 2008-08-01 12:22:51 EDT
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Description of problem:
Issuing the "shutdown -h now" command on Kernel 2.2.19-6.2.12 on RedHat
6.2 performs a "Kernel Oops" at the very end of the shutdown process. The
system enjoys an otherwise clean shutdown. The above listed motherboard
has both an AT and an ATX power connector, but this error occurred whilst
using the AT connector.
On previous Kernels, including 2.2.14-5.0 and 2.2.19-6.2.10, the error was
more servere in that it generated a heap of hex codes on the screen for
several seconds before actually stopping. On some occasions, the shutdown
was not successful. On the 2.2.19-6.2.12 Kernel, the shutdown is
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot the system as per usual.
2. Log in as root and issue the "shutdown -h now" command.
3. The error occurs every time.
Actual Results: The above mentioned error occurs.
Expected Results: The last message to be displayed should be "Power
Down", and the system should stay there until there is user intervention.
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