Subject: Re: Reboot instead of powerdown
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/03/2002 20:56:45
On Tue, Jul 02, 2002 at 01:40:40PM +0200, Julio Merino wrote:
> Hello
> I usually shutdown my computer with 'shutdown -p now', which effectively
> powers it down. Although I have seen that sometimes it reboots instead
> of power off. This started happening some days ago, maybe a week or two.
> It is strange. I have not seen any error message before the reboot... I
> close the monitor before the computer shutdowns, so maybe I'll have to
> wait until this happens to see any warning message (if it apperes)...

Yes, you should. I've seen this when the system panics at shutdown time.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.