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Re: FC5, And FC6 won't shutdown completely



On Thu, 2007-01-11 at 02:07 -0800, elk dolk wrote:
> 
> 
> Rick Stevens <rstevens vitalstream com> wrote:
>         From: Rick Stevens <rstevens vitalstream com>
>         
>         
>         On Wed, 2007-01-10 at 22:13 +0100, Nigel Henry wrote:
>         > Both myself, and Aaron Konstram are having problems with the
>         complete shutdown 
>         > of our machines. I am running FC5, and since some updates to
>         FC5, kernels 
>         > later than the original kernel installed from the CDROM
>         refuse to shutdown 
>         > cmpletely. The shutdown messages reach "power off" then
>         nothing, and you have 
>         > to press, and hold the start button on the PC to switch the
>         machine off. When 
>         > shutdown reaches the power off stage, I hear the harddrives
>         spin down, but 
>         > the machine is still active.
>         > 
>         > these ar the kernels on my FC5:
>         > 2.6.15-1.2054_FC5 (this one shutsdown ok)
>         > but all of these refuse to shutdown completely:
>         > 2.6.17-1.2174_FC5
>         > 2.6.17-1.2187_FC5
>         > 2.6.18-1.2200_FC5
>         > 2.6.18-1.2239_FC5
>         > and
>         > 2.6.18-1.2257_FC5
>         > 
>         > I have been googling, and found suggestions to use "lapic" .
>         I'm not sure how 
>         > to use it. I tried at the grub prompt for the kernel, using
>         "lapic", or 
>         > lapic=on" (without the double quotes) , but no success.
>         > 
>         > Anyone have any suggestion how to use lapic, or even if this
>         might solve the 
>         > problem?
>         
>         All you need to do is append "lapic" to the kernel line in
>         grub:
>         
>         kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.18-1.2869.fc6 ro root=LABEL=/ rhgb
>         quiet lapic
>         
>         (all on one line). That may not solve your issue. You may need
>         to use
>         "noapic" instead:
>         
>         kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.18-1.2869.fc6 ro root=LABEL=/ rhgb
>         quiet noapic
>         
>         
> My box has the same problem but appending lapic or noapic does not
> solve the problem !
> 
Doesn't work on my machine either.
-- 
Aaron Konstam <akonstam sbcglobal net>


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