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rebooting is the process of bringing down a system in a state where it will complete reinitialise, without removing power from the system. Use this tag for question related to problems with being able to reboot a system. For problems booting into a particular installed OS, use the appropriate bootmanager tag (e.g. [grub])

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Need to fix symlink with live usb

I have accidently made a wrong symlink So currently rebooting does not work(giving error as image 1) I am trying to solve this with a live usb mounted and creating a new symlink But I cannot chroot ...
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Rescue/Emergency mode with Fedora 12 and GNU GRUB 0.97

I have a problem with a VM with fedora 12. When I try to start up the VM, it gets blocked with this message. Looking in differents forums, they mention to get in rescue/emergency mode where I can use ...
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MySQL Server keeps hitting 100% CPU

My server has 800+ days uptime, but ever since a couple weeks the MySQL server keeps hitting 100% CPU and I have to restart the mysqld service. Where do I start to find out where this issue is coming ...
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Unix socket in /tmp turns into directory on reboot

I run an Ubuntu based server on raspi (6.5.0-1015-raspi #18-Ubuntu). On this system, I have knxd running, exposing a KNX bus to my server, and then Home Asssitant in a docker container. knxd and ...
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Pop!_OS 22.04 LTS - How to avoid Grub recovery upon restart

I am new to Linux. After playing with installation of NVIDIA drivers and CUDA utils on my Dell laptop which has Pop!_OS 22.04 LTS and Windows installed, and doing some updates which I don't really ...
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Force reboot if `fstab` mount fails instead of going to emergency mode

I have a fstab with read-only root-fs and also a rw /var mounted on a USB reader with a µSD in it. Sometimes at boot time system fails to mount /var.  It looks like the system cannot find the ...
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How I can re-enable USB Port after the OS disable them without reboot?

How I can re-enable access to usb port after the OS disable them after an unsecure unplug? I am using Arch linux , sometimes after using a port for a long time the port become unusable, and I only can ...
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Debian 12 does not completely shutdown

I have installed Debian 12 (Bookworm) in a dualboot setup together with Windows 10. However, I have a randomly occurring issue which usually happens when I use the OS for 5 to 10 minutes. When I ...
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How to disable Wi-Fi when PC is shut down

Having upgraded to Ubuntu 23.10, every time I turn off or reboot the unit (with Wi-Fi still connected) it slows down, especially after logging in.  It keeps looping back to loading screen. My ...
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RHEL service works when starting manually, but won't start automatically when enabled for reboot. (main process exited, code=exited, status=126/n/a)

I created a linux service to start a shell script when the server (re)starts. While testing my server I saw that the service is able to start when I do it manually but won't start when I enable it ...
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How to make cgroup V2 persist accross system reboot in RHEL 7

I am using RHEL 7. The default Cgroup hierarchy for the system is Cgroup V1. I need the system to have both Cgroup V1 and Cgroup V2 hierarchies co-existing, and I am achieving that by manually ...
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How do I configure auditd to print the ppid name, not just the ppid?

OS is Debian. I have set up auditd to try and determine what is rebooting a system. I have the following rule: -a exit,always -F arch=b64 -S execve -F path=/bin/systemctl -k debug_test Creating a ...
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Have reboot and shutdown show a custom message that needs to be acknowledged

I have a Linux machine that is used in a machine-control context. Operational requirements state that rebooting it is fine, as long as the reboot or shutdown is noted in a dedicated (paper) notebook ...
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Reboot command doesn't invoke reboot system call?

OS is Debian. As per my question here: Is there a way to determine what process is rebooting a server? I wrote a kernel module to intercept the reboot syscall via modifying the syscall table. ...
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How to choose between cold and warm reboot when using the reboot command?

Wikipedia makes a difference between cold and warm rebooting. So when using the reboot command on Linux how to choose between warm and cold reboot? Edit: Wikipedia mentions a third reboot mode on ...
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Is there a way to determine what process is rebooting a server?

I have a kvm vm that seems to be rebooting randomly. I'm not seeing anything in syslog about reboot, shutdown, error, core dump, panic, etc. No errors in libvirtd log on the host either, no errors in ...
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shell .sh script does not execute all tasks within, except when run manually [duplicate]

I run a shell script at reboot, by having it in my crontab: @daily apt-get update && apt-get upgrade -y @reboot bash /root/Start.sh @reboot /bin/bash -c 'sleep 10 && /bin/mount -a' ... ...
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Did my Linux host restart?

I am running AlmaLinux 9, and it has been running stable for some time. This morning I received email messages that a systemd service had restarted on its own overnight. Strange, since this service ...
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Automount ext4 format thumb drive via NFS on a raspberry pi in cluster with fstab fails on reboot

I am trying to automount (on reboot) an NFS thumb drive onto another raspberry pies in a cluster using fstab. I have tried all the solutions on how to auto mount NFS drive on reboot using fstab https:...
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Are there commands for execute XFCE's menu entries to reboot or power off/shut down?

There is Herunterfahren(DE)/Shut Down and Neustarten (DE)/Reboot: Is it possible to execute these GUI entries from the command line? If so, what exactly are the commands? I already checked XFCE's ...
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Are there risks or negative consequences in backgrounding a reboot call?

I'm writing some shell scripts designed to monitor and take corrective action(s) on high reliability Linux systems (kernal 5.0.19). One of these actions is to reboot the system in certain situations. ...
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podman1: port 1(veth0) entered disabled blocking state / podman does not gracefully shutdown

I have podman setup as I described in this answer on Unix&Linux Stack Exchange. I am running this on Rocky Linux 9. I have further set up my user session to linger with loginctl enable-linger $(...
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Recovery factory of a blind computer. No user interaction

We have a PC with Lubuntu, without monitor, keyboard and mouse. We can only restart it with a button. We need that when we insert a USB stick and reboot it will automatically start and restore the ...
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Newly created home in a secondary hard drive keeps unmounting after restart, fstab does not work [closed]

I have bought a new hard drive and moved my home there. I have followed this link: https://www.howtogeek.com/442101/how-to-move-your-linux-home-directory-to-another-hard-drive/. But the new hard drive ...
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How to disable systemd service starting on boot?

I can't figure out how to ask systemd to not start specific service after reboot. I tried to disable service but I can't start it after disabling because my service's unit file is not located in /etc/...
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Unable to reboot remote machine over ssh

I am working with an embedded system and would like to initiate a reboot from a remote machine. I have tried various methods, including ssh -o StrictHostKeyChecking=no root@${HOST} /bin/systemctl ...
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Command to check if the machine was rebooted

Is there a command to check if the machine has been rebooted? I have tried last reboot | head -3 and who -r, but I noticed that both give the same result even when the machine is shut down.
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KVM: Reboots virtual machine reboots the virtualizer machine too

Rebooting or booting the virtual machine triggers an immediate reboot of the virtializer machine. No matter if I'm on SSH or I do it by VIRSH command or I press the PLAY button in VMM. I am using KVM ...
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Asus ROG Zephyrus Pop-OS freezing no wifi

I recently acquired an Asus ROG Zephyrus G15, with Nvidia RTX 3060 graphics card, and I have been trying to get it fully functional with Linux. So far I have tried Mint, Fedora and Pop-OS. Pop-OS has ...
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Linux reboots by itself after reaching login screen

After deleting Windows 11, I installed Nobara Linux, but my laptop reboots itself after 5 seconds in login screen. And it doesn't matter if I managed to enter password or move to tty, cause it reboots ...
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Reboot only if no ssh session are active

I'm trying to think of a solution for a problem I have. I have a server running sftp. I sometime need to reboot this machine for updates and other maintenance but I don't want to wait for the precise ...
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Systemd bridge has self assigned IP on reboot

Running Ubuntu 22.04 with a TrendNet 2.5Gbe PCIe card I'm binding my NIC enp3s0 to a bridge br0 to use with a KVM that I'd like to have access to my local network. Configuring the bridge with systemd-...
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Run shell script file once after reboot

I am stucked on how to execute a shell script only once after the machine reboots, the file that I have has the following content where I am writing a test to get only the first element from the file: ...
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How to copy a file from one directory to another through crontab's reboot

I am trying to copy a file on reboot as raspberry pi deletes my .asoundrc file every time. I have a copy of the file saved and a shell script I wrote. The shell script works, but I cannot get it to ...
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Cannot find my boot partition!

I have a server, which I didn't install, that holds 2 versions of Ubuntu, 16 and 18. It boots automatically on the 16 version which I don't want as it causes problem with some softwares. I am unable ...
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Linux stalled while shutting down---what to do?

I tried to reboot a computer running Ubuntu 20.04 (Linux 5.15.0-67-generic #74~20.04.1-Ubuntu), but it keeps outputting error or warning messages on the black screen and does not shut down. What ...
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Why does my cron job to disable Bluetooth after reboot not work?

I've noticed that Zorin enables Bluetooth each time I reboot/boot the device, and I don't want that. Note that Bluetooth is always enabled, regardless of whether it was enabled or disabled before the ...
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How to get verbose on reboot/shutdown on Arch?

I am using Arch Linux for a while, when I reboot my system it takes more than expected. I remember changing some configuration file to avoid this issue, but without the information on what is going on ...
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nftables won't load rules at boot

On Fedora 37 : my nftables rules are written in /etc/sysconfig/nftables.conf iptables.service could not be found as it is the default in F37 nftables.service and NetworkManager.service are enabled ...
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How to install updates during system shutdown?

This question applies to RedHat 7,8,9 (and derivatives), as well as Ubuntu 20.04 and 22.04 (all of them systemd-based). My guess is that the answer will be the similar for all, but I found that they ...
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Manullay run any service on reboot

I want to run a service on linux on reboot. I know i can do sudo systemctl enable service_name.service To run this service on reboot. But I can't use terminal. So, Is there any way that i could run ...
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RHEL Login error in VMware

I am trying to start my virtual machine (RHEL 8) in my VMware but it displays this error Previously I tried to unmount a newly added virtual HD which worked fine But in lsblk -f it was still mounted ...
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cannot get iptables to auto load rules on reboot with iptables-persistent

I need some help, or advice. I have a latest server I am trying to get into production and I cannot get it to load its rules on a reboot. "Debian GNU/Linux 10 (buster)" it is up to date in ...
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Ports not reachable after reboot

after I rebooted my server, I can no longer ssh into it. I am running headless Ubuntu 20.04.5 After investigating the problem, I've noticed, that all ports on my server appear to be closed (using an ...
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LVM configuration does not persist on nixos

I've been banging my head against a wall trying to get my nixos cached raid to work, to no avail. It's a LVM raid with optane caching, with the following lsblk output after first creation: /dev/...
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Reboot WSL from the console

How do reboot the current WSL instance from the WSL console? The usual 'suspects' are not working: reboot shutdown -r They fail with the messages: System has not been booted with systemd as init ...
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Random freezes, pointer moves, no response to clicks

Why is my laptop freezing? Screen randomly freezes, I can move pointer but no response to clicking. Cannot alt-tab through windows. This happens in firefox and chromium. Ran memtester, all ok. Set FF ...
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Can boot (power off, restart) but cannot reboot

Endeavouros Linux (Arch); non-UEFI PC. I have dual booted my PC (Windows/Endeavouros). When I power-on my PC I get the Grub2 menu and all is well. When I sudo reboot, or sudo shutdown -r now (I know ...
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Process "winedevice.exe" delaying systemd shutdown

Almost every time I shutdown my PC I have to wait about a 2 minutes for: A stop job is running for user manager for UID 1000 I know this is caused by the winedevice.exe process Only way I found to ...
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SATA HDD clunck heads on reboot and shutdown

On small NAS server based on DietPi (Debian 11), every time when I use the reboot or the shutdown command the heads of HDD's are making strong clunking noise and doesn't sound healthy. I'm pretty sure ...
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