Subject: Re: reboot problems
To: Rumen Svobodnikov <>
From: Christoph Martin <>
List: port-vax
Date: 07/09/1999 12:27:32
Rumen Svobodnikov writes:
 >   I have problems with /sbin/shutdown (or /sbin/reboot) - when i do 
 > "shutdown -r now" it doesn't reboot, instead drops reboot.core. But if i just
 > type /sbin/reboot it reboots OK. Anyway here is more info:

Did you find any solution to this problem?

I have the same problem here, with the distributed kernel and a custom

I submitted a bugreport also.

Anders Magnusson writes:
 > Hi! I'm sitting and trying to find out what the problem is, but I'm not
 > able to reproduce the error :-)
 > > >Description:
 > >         if executing 'shutdown -r now' on this system the invoked
 > >         command reboot dumps core silently. When invoking shutdown
 > >         with the -D flag there is the following output:
 > Which machine type do you have where th error shows up?

These are two MicroVAX 3500 with KA650 running NetBSD 1.4.