Questions tagged [reboot]

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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Automatically restart linux on hung task timeout dmesg

I think I have a issue related to random networking issues, that affect and make my php processes to get stuck in D state. This prints a kernel error: [Tue May 17 11:24:55 2022] INFO: task php-fpm:...
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Unable to shutdown or reboot Zorin OS

Since a few weeks, I am unable to shutdown or reboot Zorin OS. When I manually reboot, I end up with a black screen but the laptop is still running. When I manually shutdown, I end up with the ASUS ...
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Is REISUB/REISUO to switch off/reboot safe?

I can't happen to find a fix to shutdown or reboot my Zorin OS 16.1. So far I have been using REISUB or REISUO as a quick fix. I was wondering if it can cause harm to my laptop in the longrun if I ...
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on reboot, Debian 11 always open /run/systemd folder

on reboot, Debian 11 always open /run/systemd folder, whereas before, Debian did not open any specific folder after restart. This doesn't cause any problems, but nevertheless. Edit: grep search ~$ ...
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Can I run a script on reboot once?

CentOS9 Keeping in mind this question: https://serverfault.com/questions/1099284/centos-how-to-keep-previous-service-state-on-reboot It seems that it is not possible to achieve what I need. Is that ...
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last command reply wrong status

I have a very strange output, while investigating ungraceful shutdowns. All last shutdowns have been listed as "still running". After I did a regular reboot, the listing is correct. Does ...
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Can't reboot Intel Atom x5-Z8350 running Ubuntu Server 20.04/21.10 – kernel soft lockup

I'm unable to completely shutdown my system after running sudo init 6 or sudo shutdown -reboot This is the system I have, which runs on the Atom x5-Z8350 Cherry Trail CPU.  Previously I installed 20....
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Fedora boot hangs when second disk is attached

I am running # uname -a Linux UlanBator 5.16.11-200.fc35.x86_64 #1 SMP PREEMPT Wed Feb 23 17:08:49 UTC 2022 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux # and I have these disks # fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 465.76 ...
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Start chrome on boot with previous tabs

I am used to firefox opening up the old tabs upon reboot/log in. The best I can do is auto start chrome and then press Ctrl+Shift+T to get the tabs back. I want to know if chrome has a way to set it ...
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Permanently mute a particular GUI application

I have installed slgobinath/SafeEyes: Protect your eyes from eye strain using this simple and beautiful, yet extensible break reminder. It doesn't have any ways to mute or control the volume sound yet....
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Kali linux works perfectly in live mode but refuses to load after installation

I tried using kali Linux on my Asus rog Advantage edition, it works perfectly without any issues in the live version, but after installation it sends my laptop into a series of reboots and black ...
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Difference between poweroff and reboot

I have an embedded device that is built on a Raspberry Pi. I am not the designer of the device, but support from the manufacturer is non-existent so I am on my own to debug. Some of the services that ...
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Which signal (like SIGINT or SIGTERM) can a process get when system is going to reboot?

My application needs to do something before exit, I have already handled the ctrl-c case by handling signal of SIGINT, but I'd also like to handle the case when the system is going to reboot. I ...
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Why Linux Mint requires a reboot when upgrading to a new version?

One of the big "selling points", at least as far as I can recall, of Linux-Based OSs is the ability to upgrade the system without restarting. But when I tried to install the new Linux Mint ...
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How to identify the root cause that make system reboot/shutdown?

First of all, sorry for this very basic question. I did some search and discover this one is helpful:How to find out from the logs what caused system shutdown? I'm a newbie in the linux world and am ...
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Tell whether reboot is required after apk upgrade

How do we know whether we need to reboot after apk upgrade? I know that we probably need to reboot after kernel update, but how about system libraries and Busybox (as init)? For Debian we have several ...
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Safely eject USB live system asking the uesr to remove it

For my work I'm preparing a live USB with Clonezilla. It runs a custom bash script to clone disks. This USB is going to be cloned to several other USBs so they can be used in multiple machines. It's ...
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How to delete/disfunction Restart option from LM20 shutdown menu?

I was able to look up only these files, they may or may not be related to my task: /usr/lib/systemd/system/plymouth-reboot.service /usr/lib/systemd/system/reboot.target /usr/lib/systemd/system/reboot....
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A system with an Alder Lake CPU fails to reboot under Linux

I'm struggling to disable watchdog0 on my newly installed fedora. I can restart the system after installation, but once I run dnf upgrade --refresh I can no longer reboot. I get a message saying ...
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VAR-SOM-MX8M-PLUS booting on Yocto-Recovery-SD with custom board restarts kernel again and again

Currently i am working with the VAR-SOM-MX8M-PLUS from Variscite on a self-build board. I am new to this topic and tryed a lot to get it working. I started booting the controller with the recovery-sd ...
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If I disable swap on linux will it open up the possibility for a hard reboot?

I know the OOM killer is invoked when out of memory. And this answer here: https://askubuntu.com/questions/440326/how-can-i-turn-off-swap-permanently says that it can potentially cause a hard reboot. ...
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Reboot and Select proper Boot device error after trying to format an external hard drive (fedora)

I had an old laptop that had fedora 32 (or 33), but stopped working. Today I decided to open it and take the hard drive to use it as an external hard drive. I will call it hard drive A. I connected ...
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Unable to Achieve a "Silent Shutdown"

The Problem I've been following the Arch guide for a silent boot experience and have been successful at silencing all boot messages. Unfortunately, it seems this doesn't apply to shutdowns/restarts ...
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Unexpected crash results with crash reboots

I am using a physical server (Debian 11 bullseye) that has been working fine past year and past these days it has started to act very strangely where it randomly reboots of a crash and I cannot figure ...
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Command to reset the system to a state as close as possible to the state after a reboot?

Which commands should I run in a Linux / Ubuntu server to reset the currently-running system to a state as close as possible to the state after a reboot? (without actually rebooting!) I can imagine ...
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Reboot and relaunch a script if error

I have a script (not written by me, I cannot modify it) that has to run for days, that sometimes fails (exits with an error). In this case all I have to do is just reboot the server (there is no ...
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HP Probook reboots immediately after shutdown

I have a Fedora 32 install with a HP Probook 450 G0. The BIOS with administrator privileges does not let me disable "fast boot". Why not? What to do? Somehow my Fedora turns on automatically ...
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How to reboot on a specific device from command-line?

I have the following disks: /dev/sda /dev/sda1 EFI partition /dev/sda2 Windows /dev/sdb /dev/sdb1 EFI partition /dev/sdb2 Linux <-- currently mounted as / and I am ...
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Python script not launching properly on reboot/startup Raspberry Pi

For context, I am using Raspberry Pi model 3B+. Currently I am trying to run a python script at the Pi's boot up. But I am struggling with getting the program to launch properly. When I use the ...
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If reinstallation can still practically happen in rolling release, when does that happen?

Does rolling release differ from non-rolling release in that there is only incremental change to the system and packages, theoretically no need for reinstallation? If reinstallation can still ...
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last reboot and who -b shows different results?

I am using the following 3 commands to check the latest time point when my computer is rebooted: last reboot who -b uptime The result for last reboot is: wtmp begins Sat Oct 9 04:49:27 2021 The ...
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ThinkPad E14 G2 with Pop!_Os reboots after resuming from S3 suspend

Summary: After suspending, Pop!Os always reboots approx. 20 seconds after resuming. Long story: I recently installed Pop!_Os 20.04 LTS on my new Lenovo Thinkpad E14 Gen2 Intel. I am running the 5.13.0-...
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Debian rebooting into GNU GRUB automatically

I am running Debian 9 with LinuxCNC 2.9. After starting the PC i get into GNU GRUB and let it start Debian automatically. It reboots and ends up right there again. After some reboots (not always the ...
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Ubuntu can't run on vm-ware after installing local packages

i want to do petalinux cross-compilation at ubuntu on vm-ware and offline. so, i downloaded all needed packages and installed them. and then i tried to restart ubuntu. but, unfortunately, ubuntu not ...
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Peculiar and inconsistent behaviour of compose-key after reboot. How should I troubleshoot?

On my Linux Mint 19.3 - Cinnamon, I have observed that sometimes the compose-key works, sometimes it doesn't. Especially, it stopped working after reboot. Investigating it led me to the conclusions ...
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Dell laptop runs hot and loud on idle during suspend and cannot be woken up/resumed (Pop!_OS 21.04)

My Dell Inspiron 5405 (Ryzen 4500U CPU, integrated Radeon graphics) runs Pop OS 21.04 (kernel version 3.11). I have installed Powertop, auto-cpufreq, and kept my firmware and OS up to date. A random ...
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Authorize and Unauthorize by adding and remove user to a group

I want to authorize (or unauthorise) by adding (or removing) user to a group. Is it possible to have the changes be effective immediately without having to reboot? I just want to give one time access ...
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Systemd user service fails after reboot but works manually properly

Note: ~/opt/bin/MemoryDiagnostics is a bash script and is executable. $ cat MemoryDiagnostics.service [Unit] Description=MemoryDiagnostics Service [Service] ExecStart="%h/opt/bin/...
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Docker 20.10.x keeps system waiting for several minutes before shutdown or reboot

I have successfully upgraded my Debian buster to latest version (Bullseye) and after that, whenever I want to reboot or shut it down, it takes several minutes to complete while waiting for some ...
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Change command executed by click on shutdown/reboot buttons

I am having the issue that the system is taking forever to shutdown/reboot (or won't do it at all). The issue can be avoided if the following commands are used for shutdown/reboot: sudo reboot / sudo ...
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Command not found, but works with sudo

I installed Debian GNU/Linux 10 (buster) x86_64 without a GUI and created a user and gave it sudo access. The user does have sudo access, but commands like shutdown or reboot only work when using sudo....
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Systemctrl service exit 203, even though script works if started by "hand"

I am using Red Hat Linux 8 and want to create a systectrl command to start a flask script. The script is working fine, if started manually like: /bin/bash /data_pyt/ro/python_script/folder_python/...
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implementation of system shutdown in reboot vs. systemd-logind

This question is motivated by curiosity, and because I've been unable to find a clear answer on my own. I have read this answer explaining how the kernel shuts down the system. Overall, it seems clear ...
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Why is Linux rebooting everyday at the same time?

I have a weather station that sends data to a Raspberry PI, in which runs a linux server that takes that data and stores it. Everythings works fine except for one little thing. Raspberry is connected ...
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ubuntu-server has been rebooted multiple times without reason?

A distant server computer is keeping rebooting and I'm unable to find the reason for it. Has anyone any idea? Maybe a PSU or electrical power grid failure? There is no cronjob running which might ...
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is there a way to delay `systemctl reboot` using only `systemctl`?

I understand that there is a multitude of options to shutdown or reboot a linux system. Normally I would just use shutdown with the appropriate option. However, I find myself having no control of the ...
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KDE system unexpectedly halts and reboots

I'm having issues trying to understand why my system randomly halts or reboots. Here are the specs of my system, retrieved using neofetch: .-/+oossssoo+/-. `:+ssssssssssssssssss+:` ...
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shutting down Debian even pressing power button reboots the computer

pressing the power button, systemctl poweroff, through GUI poweroff button all of them make system shutdown but after one-second system reboots without pressing the power button It's happening after ...
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Could sudo effective uid is not 0 still use reboot command?

I have a remote server, I am trying to recover some deleted files. I search and called unmount according to one tutorial, I think it's after unmount -l /dev/sda1 somehow it suddenly ran into sudo: ...
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How to gracefully kill (like normal close) Google Chrome (over SSH)?

I am running a "TV laptop" - just a low-powered laptop connected to a TV with one single purpose, to run a live TV stream from Google Chrome on Ubuntu MATE 20.04.2 LTS. The first thing I ...
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