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Re: HP Proliant won't reboot

On Apr 1, 2014 7:04 AM, "D'Arcy J.M. Cain" <> wrote:
> I am having a strange error.  I just picked up a HP Proliant G5 and
> installed NetBSD 6.1.3 AMD64 on it.  Everything is fine as far as
> installing and running goes but when I reboot it goes through most of
> the stuff, detaches a bunch of devices and then says "rebooting" and
> stops.  NumLock doesn't change the light and the system won't respond
> to the keyboard or the network.  Luckily it has already unmounted the
> drive so I can safely power cycle but that's going to be extremely
> inconvenient in a lights out situation.
> Anyone ever seen this?  Anyone know where to start debugging this?
> Attached is my dmesg.

Does it power down if you use shutdown -p?

If you use a current or 5 boot disk (or linux) does anything change?

Try to decide if it's a kernel problem or a hardware problem. A bios/firmware update might be in order. Could be an acpi bug.


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