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Re: HP Proliant won't reboot

On Tue, Apr 1, 2014 at 8:18 AM, D'Arcy J.M. Cain <> 
> On Tue, 1 Apr 2014 07:13:11 -0700
> Andy Ruhl <> wrote:
>> > 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
>> Does it power down if you use shutdown -p?
> If ACPI is enabled, yes.
>> If you use a current or 5 boot disk (or linux) does anything change?
> Linux (XUbuntu) and FreeBSD both work fine.
>> 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.
> I tried booting without ACPI and no love.  I also tried no ACPI and no
> SMP but still it hangs.
> I am downloading the BIOS upgrade DVD now.

That seems more like a kernel issue to me, but it can't hurt to update
the firmware.

It would be interesting to know if other versions of NetBSD work,
current especially.

Maybe try with ACPIVERBOSE enabled just see what's happening?


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