Subject: Re: reboot vs halt
To: Dylan D Zehr <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Neil J. McRae <email@example.com>
Date: 08/06/1995 23:46:16
> I think I remeber something about this awhile back, but couldn't
> find it. I have an ASUS SP3G, DX4-100, 16M, using a Seagate HD off of the
> built-in NCR scsi controller.
> I just upgraded from 1.0 to -current, using supped src from July 29th.
> Everything went ok, works great. One bit of weirdness, when I use 'reboot'
> it syncs out fine and shuts down only to hang hard. If I use 'halt' it
> again does everything ok, and when I press any key it goes ahead and reboots.
> Just curious if there was a know reason for this quirk.
We are seeing the same on an AMD-DX-4 PCI bus, it's annoying as we have a
couple of remote machines that have to have someone push the reset switch.
What BIOS are you using?
Neil J. McRae. Demon Internet