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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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How reboot process works in linux?

I have searched how Linux reboot process work and everywhere found only the booting/start-up process. Suppose for a illegal reboot how machine recover my running processes/services (for example, if db ...
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Boot directly into another kernel from running Linux without bootloader

Is there a way to boot directly into another kernel on disk from a running Linux, without resetting the machine and going through the bootloader? In theory, Linux should be able to load another ...
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_Robust_ bluetooth serial port console/tty

I've managed to create and connect to a console via bluetooth, as is described in many Q&A's FAQs Guides etc found via a google search. Briefly, in sudo mode, /usr/sbin/hciconfig hci0 piscan /...
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Linux mint 17.3 doesn't shut down

Just installed Linux Mint 17.3 with KDE on HP probook 6470B. Installation went well, the system said it was restarting - DVD was ejected and system seemed to shut down but it didn't. I tried Ctrl+Alt+...
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Restart all services without reboot

I do some group permission changes on the CentOS server, And then need restart all services. How can I restart all services safely without rebooting?
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Ubuntu: “Reached target Shutdown”, safe to pull the plug?

I have a small Celeron machine which runs Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS, and every time I need to reboot it (about once a month), I have to power it off, pull the plug and power it on again. The thing is that ...
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Debian Stretch freezes on reboot

sudo poweroff works perfectly every time without fail but, sudo reboot after passing [ OK ] for all tests, gets to reboot: Restarting system and just stops every time with a solid, unblinking _ ...
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Why there are more than one “still running” instances

I'm checking a server's reboot history by last -x reboot, the output is as following: reboot system boot 4.20.6-200.fc29. Tue Sep 24 00:21 still running reboot system boot 4.20.6-200.fc29. ...
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“shutdown -r” works but “reboot” does not

Fresh install of Centos 7 KDE kernel: 3.10.0-693.21.1.el7.x86_64 After I do a yum update to update all of the packages, reboot no longer works. I tried to track the problem with no avail. For fun, I ...
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CentOS 7 reboot error getting authority?

I'm trying to reboot the CentOS 7 after yum update, and getting the following error when I run sudo reboot. Error getting authority: Error initializing authority: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus....
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Specify boot device from within linux

I have two hard drives in a machine, one with CentOS and the other FreeBSD. For remote administration, is there some way to specify the boot device from within the OS before I reboot? This is ...
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Pacemaker: Primary node is rebooted and comes back is primary instead of standby

We are using pacemaker, corosync to automate failovers. We noticed one behaviour- when primary node is rebooted, the standby node takes over as primary - which is fine. When the node comes back ...
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How to set ansible playbook to reboot servers

I want to be able to write one playbook to update all my servers in different environments - stage and prod. I do not want to reboot these servers every time there is an update to the kernel, I only ...
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Fedora 30 : Laptop won't shutdown/reboot or hibernate

I've installed f30and I've come across this issue : when I power on my laptop and close the lid, the system gets hibernated as I told it to do. When I open the lid the system is up and running again ...
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Command to reboot and load Windows partition

I have a Kali Linux and Windows 10 dual partition on my laptop. I'd like an easier way to load Windows from my Linux partition. By default Linux gets loaded first so I can't just reboot. Are there ...
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Linux booting hours after crontab reboot entry

I am using a BeagleBone running Debian. I have an entry in /etc/crontab as follows which tells the device to reboot every night / morning at 03:01 : 00 03 * * * root /sbin/shutdown -r +1 >&...
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How to customize logout options under Kubuntu

I'm running a machine with Kubuntu and Windows XP in dual-boot. I recently learned about the very useful grub-reboot command, and id like to know if it is possible to customize the logout options (...
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Shutdown and reboot hang

9 times out of 10 my computer would take ≅ 2 minutes to shutdown or reboot. I tried many things like adding systemd and/or shutdown to initcpio hooks, but no luck. reboot -f never hangs so I followed ...
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How can I reboot a server with systemctl if systemctl reboot fails?

I tried rebooting my CentOS 7 server but it gives ridiculous error messages. As root (of course): # systemctl reboot Authorization not available. Check if polkit service is running or see debug ...
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Linux Mint reboot freeze

I have almost succeeded with a USB dual boot installation of Linux Mint 19.2 on a Win 10 laptop. I am a Linux virgin, so have followed the instructions in a "monkey-see, monkey-do" method. This ...
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How to umount /var /usr safely on systemd without reboot

I have a Linux server on a VM which the reboot does work as powering off due to misconfiguration of a third part provider. I do not have access to VM configuration. The person who installed the ...
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Random shutdown

I have Arch Linux running on Dell PowerEdge R210. It is not high loaded, only few scripts are running. There is no any software like web services -- only base system. The server has been running fine ...
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Is it possible to reload lvm.conf without reboot?

I enabled issue_discards in lvm.conf file on machine with ssd and I'd like to perform blkdiscard on one of logical volumes. Can i do that without rebooting machine? I'm able to unmount physical volume ...
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Incorrect System Uptime

Recently, in an Oracle Linux (either 6 or 7) based virtual machine, I faced any issue where system uptime was apparently wrong. # who -b system boot 2019-07-24 13:21 # last reboot reboot system ...
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How to prevent from automatic reboot after shutdown?

I have a problem with shutting down my systems. When I shutdown my laptop everything looks normal but after few seconds it powers on by itself. I tried to shut it down through terminal with "shutdown -...
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dnsmasq not working after reboot

After rebooting, dnsmasq service is running, but does not respond to remote requests (trying using "dig @10.0.0.1 stackexchange.com" from another machine). The log looks good in my opinion: Aug 11 17:...
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Temporarily disabling molly-guard

I use molly-guard on all my machines, but sometimes I want to ssh into a machine and execute a script which as a final step should reboot that machine, but then there is the issue that molly-guard ...
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Is it okay to modify Ubuntu Linux 16.04's /etc/fstab after I initialized it?

I modified /etc/fstab after I initialized it on an Ubuntu Linux 16.04 system running on an Lenovo Thinkstation desktop. After it messed up my Ubuntu Linux 16.04 system causing it to go into emergency ...
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Screen goes off (black) until I suspend and resume the system, how can I run a command to reboot screen without suspend?

I have Linux mint 18.3 Sylvia My screen goes off (black) until I suspend and resume the system, While everything is working fine (keyboard mouse audio..etc) just the screen is black. so I thought ...
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INFO: task reboot:xxx blocked for more than 120 seconds

One of the machine, on reboot, intermittently shows above error. Frequency is quite less, but when it occurs it gets stuck there until it's manually powered down and back-up. INFO: task reboot:4476 ...
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How do I reboot over a ssh connection without a return code of -1?

The system I am working with uses ssh to remotely connect to a Linux machine. It then executes a single shell command and analyses the output from the shell command. If I run reboot, I get exit code ...
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Resume Bash Script After Reboot

I have a bash script that changes some configuration in OS and database and it needs reboot then other commands are needed to be run. something like this: newvalue1= ip= . . some commands . ....
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Cursor freezes - keystrokes to release?

Occasionally the mouse cursor will freeze - I have to reboot. In Ubuntu is there a keystroke combination such as Ctrl+Alt+Del which would enable me to continue working without having to reboot?
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Systemd hangs when attempting shutdown

Distro: Gentoo systemd: 242 For a while, on both of the systems I have here, I've been unable to do a proper shutdown (halt, poweroff, reboot). It gets most of the way through shutting down services ...
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Dirty unmount of nginx cache dir on reboot

I have a file based mount, used for nginx cache dir, so that the hundreds of thousands of little files don't clutter the main file system. It's fstab line is the following: /data/project/cache.img /...
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Is it possible to create a terminal command alias to automate CTRL + ALT + SYSRQ + R-E-I-S-U-O keypresses?

For whatever reason, my external harddrive pretty regularly experiences initramfs issues on boot, causing me to run $ fsck /dev/sdb2 -y to bring everything back in line. One thing I have noticed ...
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Linux freezes after reboot/shutdown

I'm running a Kali Linux with KDE Plasma and encountered an issue where I cannot logout/reboot or shutdown. I tried adding acpi=force, apm=power_off' and reboot=bios to the GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT,...
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How do I use Crontab to open a file at Linux startup only on a specific date?

matthew@matthew-pc:~$ crontab -l [...] @reboot 1 5 * sleep 10s && export DISPLAY=:0 && xdg-open ~/@/Testing.jpg "Testing.jpg" was not opened at Linux startup on May 1. How can I use ...
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Bluetooth Mouse does not automatically reconnect on reboot

My mouse connects easy enough after booting up on Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon. Dell 3147, The mouse is a Logitech M557. But when I reboot of power off and log back in I have to repair the device even ...
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Can't find the source of startup httpdmas at bootup

I have checked cron jobs but no startups referring to httpdmas. I have checked /etc/rc[0-6].d and /etc/init.d/rc.d/ (none) I have checked chkconfig for httpdmas and it is all off. chkconfig --list … ...
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crontab's @reboot only works for root?

man 5 crontab is pretty clear on how to use crontab to run a script on boot: These special time specification "nicknames" are supported, which replace the 5 initial time and date fields, and ...
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reboot command in GRUB2 bootloader

I utilized multibootusb to create a bootable USB environment with multiple livecds. GRUB2 (GNU GRUB ver. 2.03) is the bootloader with some "minimal bash-like" shell that does not contain reboot or ...
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Fedora server reboot

I'm having an issue on a fedora server running on my laptop. I would like to get to the root of why Fedora decides to reboot automatically after a certain error: Apr 10 06:14:33 Leviathan.mendelev....
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Download, install and reboot computer at night if needed

How can I write a script in Ubuntu such that it download updates at night when I sleep and reboots the computer if it needs a reboot?
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Reboot/poweroff an attached computer on reboot/poweroff of master system?

I have two computers (let's call them master and slave) connected via ethernet with static IP addressing. What I want to achieve is to reboot slave whenever master is rebooted, and power it off ...
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Is there a way to check which process terminates first during reboot

Assuming I have 2 processes running. Is there any way for me to check which process terminates first during reboot/shutdown? From this link, it tells about appending boot to a file. Yet, I still don't ...
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Kali linux crash on desktop

I made a Kali bootable USB drive with latest Kali release (Kali linux 64 bit, version 2019.1a https://www.kali.org/downloads/). Loading Kali and doing any action on desktop (like moving mouse for a ...
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Run interactive script before reboot

CentOS VM. I got a script for updating firmware that I would like to run before each reboot. However, I want to get user confirmation before the script is actually run. I put the script in /etc/init....
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Running a script with systemd on shutdown or reboot

I've made a script which just empties a folder from its contents and then shutdown the pc. I was wondering if there is a simpler way of doing that automatically when I shutdown or reboot the pc ...
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How investigate sporadic restarts

The system is : Debian 8.1 run on embedded system with ARM7V CPU 2 GB RAM and 4 GB flash. The system sporadically restart itself couple time in day, before a week with appear very rare. What is the ...