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extendedping
11th January 2007, 04:49 PM
when I first installed fed6 shutdown -r now made the laptop reboot. well since then I have taken yum upgrades (currently using 2869 non xen kernel version...) but now when try to reboot it gets to a point where is says preparing to reboot system and just hangs...then I have to manually reboot...any reason why it would be doing this or a way to fix it? thanks. oh btw xp which is being dual booted reboots fine...

joe.pelayo
11th January 2007, 04:56 PM
Have you just installed FC6? I mean, is it a new installation? Try to reinstall FC6, that solved many issues for me.

extendedping
11th January 2007, 05:00 PM
I repartitioned my harddrive which has xp...then I installed fed6...initialy it had no issue rebooting...after using it for bout a week and taking updates etc I went to reboot and it hung...so something changed between my initial install and my later attempt to reboot...

joe.pelayo
11th January 2007, 05:14 PM
Well, I only shared you my experience with 3 different computers with FC6, after the second install everything works.

nick.stumpos
11th January 2007, 05:17 PM
does directly saying
init 6
reboot? are there any errors of note in /var/log/messages? any other acpi errors? can you look at the yum logs, maybe give us an idea of what broke this

extendedping
11th January 2007, 06:28 PM
Nicki I will check that but...strangely it DOES reboot with the kernel ending in 2869PAE but does not reboot with the kernel simply ending in 2869. Since I don't know what the PAE kernel is and my ipw3945 doesn't seem to work under it I am still using my non pae kernel..ok gonna try init 6 and check errors...be back soon.

extendedping
11th January 2007, 06:58 PM
Ok init 6 still just hangs, tried again on the PAE kernel and that did shutdown fine..here is the output of the /var/log/messages starting with the last shutdown from the not PAE kernel (the one that hangs). As this is my first trip looking at logs I need some help here interperting the results...thanks...

Jan 11 12:45:36 feddy6 shutdown[3810]: shutting down for system reboot
Jan 11 12:45:36 feddy6 gconfd (root-3471): Received signal 15, shutting down cleanly
Jan 11 12:45:36 feddy6 gconfd (root-3471): Exiting
Jan 11 12:45:37 feddy6 smartd[3237]: smartd received signal 15: Terminated
Jan 11 12:45:37 feddy6 smartd[3237]: smartd is exiting (exit status 0)
Jan 11 12:45:37 feddy6 avahi-daemon[3119]: Got SIGTERM, quitting.
Jan 11 12:45:37 feddy6 avahi-daemon[3119]: Leaving mDNS multicast group on interface eth1.IPv6 with address fe80::213:2ff:fe48:4f30.
Jan 11 12:45:37 feddy6 avahi-daemon[3119]: Leaving mDNS multicast group on interface eth1.IPv4 with address 192.168.1.102.
Jan 11 12:45:39 feddy6 xinetd[2977]: Exiting...
Jan 11 12:45:40 feddy6 NetworkManager: <WARNING> nm_dbus_init (): nm_dbus_init() could not get the system bus. Make sure the message bus daemon is r
unning!
Jan 11 12:45:40 feddy6 hcid[2794]: Got disconnected from the system message bus
Jan 11 12:45:40 feddy6 rpc.statd[2610]: Caught signal 15, un-registering and exiting.
Jan 11 12:45:41 feddy6 auditd[2456]: The audit daemon is exiting.
Jan 11 12:45:41 feddy6 kernel: audit(1168537541.192:42): audit_pid=0 old=2456 by auid=4294967295 subj=system_u:system_r:auditd_t:s0
Jan 11 12:45:41 feddy6 pcscd: pcscdaemon.c:529:signal_trap() Preparing for suicide
Jan 11 12:45:41 feddy6 NetworkManager: nm_dbus_signal_device_strength_change: assertion `connection != NULL' failed
Jan 11 12:45:41 feddy6 pcscd: hotplug_libusb.c:361:HPEstablishUSBNotifications() Hotplug stopped
Jan 11 12:45:42 feddy6 pcscd: readerfactory.c:1350:RFCleanupReaders() entering cleaning function
Jan 11 12:45:42 feddy6 pcscd: pcscdaemon.c:489:at_exit() cleaning /var/run
Jan 11 12:45:42 feddy6 kernel: Kernel logging (proc) stopped.
Jan 11 12:45:42 feddy6 kernel: Kernel log daemon terminating.
Jan 11 12:45:43 feddy6 NetworkManager: <WARNING> nm_dbus_init (): nm_dbus_init() could not get the system bus. Make sure the message bus daemon is r
unning!
Jan 11 12:45:43 feddy6 NetworkManager: nm_dbus_signal_device_strength_change: assertion `connection != NULL' failed
Jan 11 12:45:43 feddy6 exiting on signal 15
Jan 11 12:47:45 feddy6 syslogd 1.4.1: restart.
Jan 11 12:47:45 feddy6 kernel: klogd 1.4.1, log source = /proc/kmsg started.
Jan 11 12:47:45 feddy6 kernel: Linux version 2.6.18-1.2869.fc6 (brewbuilder@ls20-bc2-14.build.redhat.com) (gcc version 4.1.1 20061011 (Red Hat 4.1.1-30)) #1
SMP Wed Dec 20 14:51:19 EST 2006
Jan 11 12:47:45 feddy6 kernel: BIOS-provided physical RAM map:
Jan 11 12:47:45 feddy6 kernel: BIOS-e820: 0000000000000000 - 000000000009f800 (usable)
Jan 11 12:47:45 feddy6 kernel: BIOS-e820: 000000000009f800 - 00000000000a0000 (reserved)
Jan 11 12:47:45 feddy6 kernel: BIOS-e820: 00000000000dc000 - 0000000000100000 (reserved)
Jan 11 12:47:45 feddy6 kernel: BIOS-e820: 0000000000100000 - 000000007f680000 (usable)
Jan 11 12:47:45 feddy6 kernel: BIOS-e820: 000000007f680000 - 000000007f700000 (ACPI NVS)
Jan 11 12:47:45 feddy6 kernel: BIOS-e820: 000000007f700000 - 0000000080000000 (reserved)
Jan 11 12:47:45 feddy6 kernel: BIOS-e820: 00000000e0000000 - 00000000f0000000 (reserved)
Jan 11 12:47:45 feddy6 kernel: BIOS-e820: 00000000fec00000 - 00000000fec10000 (reserved)
Jan 11 12:47:45 feddy6 kernel: BIOS-e820: 00000000fed14000 - 00000000fed1a000 (reserved)
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nick.stumpos
11th January 2007, 07:13 PM
so you have more thatn 4 gigs a ram, if so you probably need pae to function correctly

extendedping
11th January 2007, 07:35 PM
well I only have 2 gigs...so I guess I don't need the PAE...now thinking...since my wireless did not work with my PAE but PAE does reboot...could this have to do with the wireless on my regular kernel?

extendedping
11th January 2007, 07:54 PM
well just to check I did an eth1 (my wireless) down before doing a shutdown -r now...
this time it froze even before giving me the preparing to reboot message..just somewhere in the shutdown process...I mean this is not really going to effect my learning linux but it is annoying and I would like to get to the bottom of the issue...

speedbird
15th January 2007, 05:43 PM
This has to be a bug in the latest kernel,

I installed -2.6.18-1.2798 yesterday and from that moment the PC hangs in the greeting gui (after you key your username, or click on any of the links fro sessions, language, etc..

Good thing is that I keep the "last" kernel version around, I booted 2.6.18-1.2869 and the system was back to normal, lost fglrx though and the drivers are not on livna anymore :( - I am seriously considering switching to CenOS, either I am getting too old, or there are riduculously too many sensitive kernel updates in the FC distros.

My System is a Dell Inspiron E1505, Dual Core 1.8Ghz, 1Gb RAM, ATI X1300, have been usinfg FC since FC5

My .02, regards,

-- sb

extendedping
15th January 2007, 05:49 PM
thanks I got it to reboot today but I had to kill pid (NetworkManager) first so this is not right...