how do I find out what's hanging me up?

Mark Peveto southernprince73 at
Sun Jul 3 02:22:57 UTC 2016

Poweroff and shutdown work, but not'll start the process, 
but not complete it.

Mark Peveto
Registered linux user number 600552
Sent from Sonar Primary using Thunderbird

On 07/02/2016 03:23 PM, Jude DaShiell wrote:
> As user, try systemctl reboot and systemctl shutdown and systemctl 
> poweroff
> On Sat, 2 Jul 2016, Mark Peveto wrote:
>> Date: Sat, 2 Jul 2016 04:54:43
>> From: Mark Peveto <southernprince73 at>
>> Reply-To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at>
>> To: blinux <blinux-list at>
>> Subject: how do I find out what's hanging me up?
>> Hi all,
>> The short version of a long story.  I've just installed sonar on a 
>> dell pc.  I've also got it installed on a compaq/hp machine, where 
>> the followig
>> problem doesn't exist.  On the dell, sudo reboot seems to hang. Sudo 
>> shutdown works fine.  I've tried sudo shutdown -r now, sudo systemctl 
>> reboot, and
>> other options.  How, without sighted help, can I find out what's 
>> causing this machine to hang when I reboot.  What's strange is 
>> this...why does it shut
>> down just fine, but not reboot?
>> Mark Peveto
>> Registered Linux user number 600552
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