Fedora on Dell Power Edge 6400
brianhks at activeclickweb.com
Thu Aug 10 10:48:37 MDT 2006
It goes through all the stopping this and that routine and then I
believe (as I do not have it in front of me now) it says "powering
down", then it hangs. From my experience this is where I expect it to
My suspicion is with the ACPI call to power down is failing, but I'm not
sure how to confirm that nor fix it. I also think it is a problem with
the server and not the OS. Mostly curious if anyone else has experience
with this Dell power edge.
Jonathan Duncan wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Aug 2006, Brian Hawkins wrote:
>> Jonathan Duncan wrote:
>>> On Thu, 10 Aug 2006, Brian Hawkins wrote:
>>>> I recently acquired a dell power edge 6400 server and I have
>>>> installed the latest Fedora on it. Every thing works great except
>>>> it will not turn off or reboot. Any ideas on where I should start
>>>> first in solving the problem?
>>> Have you tried pulling out the power cord?
>> OK let me clarify. I can turn the power off but what I would like is
>> to have the OS do it when shutting down. And actually has three
>> power cords and I have to pull all of them.
> How are you telling the computer to shutdown or reboot? Commandline
> (init 6 or init 0) or a shutdown button in a gui environment?
> When you tell the OS to shutdown or reboot, what does it do? Does it
> go through and kill all the processes and everything else in the
> shutdown procedure and just stop at a blank screen when it is done?
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