[SOLVED] Unable to reboot (reboot freezes)

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[SOLVED] Unable to reboot (reboot freezes)

Post#1 by Michele13 » 02 Jan 2015, 14:08

Distro: Porteus-v3.1 32-Bit
Kernel: 3.17.4-porteus
Desktop Environment: lxQt
Modules loaded: kernel, core, xorg, lxqt, libreoffice, firefox, devel, printing

Shutdown works well but when I reboot the computer freezes, it gives no errors...it just says the "System Restart" message and then it freezes, ALT-CTRL-DEL not working, I just have to power down the machine.

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Linux porteus 3.17.4-porteus #1 SMP PREEMPT Fri Dec 12 16:04:56 Local time zone must be set-- i686 Intel(R) Celeron(R) M processor         1.50GHz GenuineIntel GNU/Linux
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Re: Unable to reboot

Post#2 by beny » 02 Jan 2015, 14:56

open console and type reboot as root or su if something goes wrong console may help you to debug,more message

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Re: Unable to reboot

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Re: Unable to reboot

Post#4 by fanthom » 05 Jan 2015, 13:17

i have seen this happening on one PC. for sure it's kernel related.
the only solution was to shutdown or use 64bit Porteus which was not affected by this bug.
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Re: Unable to reboot

Post#5 by Michele13 » 05 Jan 2015, 15:02

will you fix it?

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Re: Unable to reboot

Post#6 by fanthom » 06 Jan 2015, 11:57

only kernel devs can fix it.
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Re: Unable to reboot

Post#7 by Michele13 » 21 Feb 2015, 19:26

Can't you male a Porteus versione with an older kernel or a newer kernel that does not have that bug?

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Re: Unable to reboot

Post#8 by francois » 21 Feb 2015, 20:16

For the older kernel see:
http://dl.porteus.org/i486/archive/
If this does not work, there is a need in a future kernel. We do not build the kernerls. See:
https://www.kernel.org/
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Re: Unable to reboot

Post#9 by Michele13 » 23 Feb 2015, 09:32

Could be possible to release a version with a new kernel? Porteus 3.1.1

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Re: Unable to reboot

Post#10 by francois » 23 Feb 2015, 12:07

Did you try the older kernel of 3.01?

have to replace vmlinuz and 000-kernel.xzm
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Re: Unable to reboot

Post#11 by brokenman » 24 Feb 2015, 02:20

You can download the 3.19 kernel from kernel.org and follow instructions here: http://www.porteus.org/tutorials/20-dev ... ernel.html
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Re: Unable to reboot

Post#12 by Rava » 01 Mar 2015, 15:13

^
Thanks for the info. I am on LinuxQuestions.org (as well as on linuxforums.org, so we could all .... pimp Porteus there a bit xD ) but what do you mean with "brokenmans answer one line below."

Do you refer to his above post? Then I get it, but when you refer to the linked post of user arniekat / and not post, but LQ blog entry "Slackware-14.1-GrSecurity/PaX Kernel" then I don't get it...
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Re: Unable to reboot

Post#13 by Michele13 » 22 Apr 2015, 13:23

Ladies and Gentlemen I did it! I found a fix to the problem without changing kernel! :Yahoo!:
You can use the "reboot" boot parameter to teach the kernel how to reboot the system! the default value in some machines does not work, but there are others that possibly will. to use this boot parameter type "reboot=(something)" in the bootloader.

Accepted values are:

warm = Don’t set the cold reboot flag

cold = Set the cold reboot flag

bios = Reboot by jumping through the BIOS (only for X86_32)

smp = Reboot by executing reset on BSP or other CPU (only for X86_32)

triple = Force a triple fault (init)

kbd = Use the keyboard controller. cold reset (default)

acpi = Use the RESET_REG in the FADT

efi = Use efi reset_system runtime service

pci = Use the so-called “PCI reset register”, CF9

force = Avoid anything that could hang.

bold values are the ones that are more sure to work! :)

more info here: http://linux.koolsolutions.com/2009/08/ ... -restarts/

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