Subject: Re: reboot vs halt
To: Dylan D Zehr <>
From: Neil J. McRae <>
List: current-users
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