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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Failed unmounting /home during shutdown arch linux

I've installed arch on my system multiple times and everything has worked fine, but since last installation I've been seeing messages : Failed unmounting /home. and Failed unmounting /run/user/1000. ...
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Fedora 20 freezes on reboot and poweroff

This freeze happens when I try to reboot, shutdown -r now, poweroff, shutdown -h now etc. One time it freezes on my desktop image, and the other time it freezes on the fedora logo. I am dual booting ...
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systemd reboot threshold limit

Related: Limit system reboot burst I'm working for a commercial product that runs a camera service. This service is critical for the normal functionality of the system. So far, it is going good and I'...
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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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Save GNU Screen session layout after reboot

I would like to retain/restore the following properties of a GNU Screen after reboot: Name and number of screen sessions Name and number of windows inside every screen Screen splitting (i.e., ...
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Can systemd preserve its state across reboots?

I'm working on setting up a Linux server that will have dozens of daemons controlled by systemd. The daemons are grouped into targets so that they can be brought up and down in groups, but the system ...
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Limit system reboot burst

Systemd allows to automatically restart services if they have crashed. To prevent indefinite services restart it uses @StartLimitInterval@ and @StartLimitBurst@ variables. Moreover, I can reboot ...
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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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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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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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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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How does systemd stop services that don't have a unit file

Systemd can inherit orphaned processes, and there are other ways a service can be running without having a unit file for the given service. I want to know what the catch-all is for services that don'...
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Is it possible to declare a regulator in the device tree that can power down the system

If I have, for example, a fixed-regulator declared in my device tree, how can I request Linux to call the disable function after shutting down? Note, I use a custom regulator driver (not fixed-...
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Reboot is not working

I have the VM running with ubuntu(14.04.4). Sometimes, I just want to restart the VM by reboot command. When I execute the command, it prompts "success" but nothing happened. I checked the syslog, no ...
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Is /var/run/reboot-required a reliable indicator of a needed reboot?

After updating two Ubuntu 16.04 servers with an update that did not include the kernel, but did include packages systemd and systemd-sysv, I checked the following file: ls -la /var/run/reboot-...
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Debian Stretch hangs on reboot

After upgrading my Jessie machines to Stretch, they no longer cleanly reboot, even if using the Jessie kernel. I tried reboot=BIOS, ACPI, PCI, even force=ACPI, but none work. The reboot hangs on: [ ...
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Unix server constantly rebooting

I have a Unix server that has started rebooting every few minutes. I tried to trace the source of the problem by logging the process tree at the time reboot is called, as described by this question's ...
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How to restart a systemd-nspawn container after the guest issues a reboot command?

I have systemd-nspawn containers which are enabled and start upon the boot of the host server. The problem I have is that they do not understand the reboot command issued on the guest: the container ...
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Why reboot time is incorrect in last -x

My server suddenly crashed and rebooted today and I want to find the reason. me@raspberrypi$ last -x me pts/0 xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx Mon Feb 27 13:43 still logged in me tty1 ...
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Find out what's causing random restarts if /var/log/syslog is empty

I'm dealing with a server that randomly reboots every once in a while. Checked the power and nothing is wrong there. However the syslog is alway completely empty when it comes to the reboots, see the ...
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How to force script execution before shutdown or reboot is executed? RHEL 7

I have this service enabled by systemctl: [Unit] Description=The Oracle Database Service After=syslog.target network.target Wants=network.target [Service] LimitMEMLOCK=infinity LimitNOFILE=65535 ...
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Reboot takes too long

I have a Toshiba S55-B5280 which originally came installed with Windows 10 and after a while I decided to go with linux and try to install it. My choice was Manjaro Linux and so far it has work well ...
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How does auto reboot happen?

For no apparent reason, my machine is rebooting. last reboot brings lines like this: reboot system boot 3.13.0-24-generi Tue Dec 9 18:57 - 19:09 (00:11) reboot system boot 3.13.0-24-...
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Can't use QWERTY layout after make IBus work with Dvorak layout after reboot

To keep my Input Method (Bogo or Unikey) of IBus working with Dvorak keyboard layout after reboot, I use sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration to set keyboard as Dvorak, and go to tab Advance ...
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How do I identify on my system after successful boot. weather it was crash or was it a shutdown or reboot or something else?

Depending on the restart of the system, I need to make my application taking some follow up. my system is get restarted as following: my self as system admin rebooting sudo init 6 or sudo reboot my ...
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gnome-settings-daemon not saving Settings after reboot; Mint 14 XFCE

I am running Linux Mint 14 with xfce on my Asus UX31A and switched to gnome-settings-daemon, because this way all the function keys work out of the box. Disabled XFCE Volume Daemon as advised here: ...
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Chromium OS says “Your system is repairing itself. Please wait” and then reboots

I downloaded ChromeOS-Vanilla-3851.0.2013_03_17_1641-r7af8fe3d.zip from chromeos.hexxeh.net, then extracted and "burned" to a 4GB USB drive with dd if=ChromeOS-Vanilla-3851.0.2013_03_17_1641-r7af8fe3d....
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CentOs eth2 wont start on reboot

I have Cent OS 6.4 inside my virtualbox with two ethernet devices. One is connected to the internet with NAT, the other is connected to the internal network. here is my eth2 config file cat /etc/...
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SSH key added on boot without password prompt - how and why?

I have a passphrase-protected SSH key stored in ~/.ssh/id_rsa. In my .zshrc I have this fragment: if ! ssh-add -l > /dev/null; then ssh-add fi After booting, I usually open the terminal, see ...
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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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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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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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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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CentOS 7 fails to reboot my PC

I have small Pegatron PC with Linux. When I was using Windows 7, reboot worked correctly. I migrated to CentOS, everything works except #reboot. Computer is never turned off, it simply stops ...
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Systemd watchdog kills services after changing system time manually

I have been investigating to fix what appears to be a problem with systemd watchdog but with no success. I have a bunch of services that are of Type=notify. If the system time is set backwards, every ...
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Crontab job to restart application services after reboot of server

I have several applications that weren't configured to start up automatically. I am trying to figure out a way for those services to start up automatically after a reboot. Eg. This is one command ...
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how to know why Linux redhat machine performed reboot

we have cluster with redhat machines version 7.2 on pluto05 machine we saw that machine rebooted before one day uptime 13:51:06 up 1 day, 1:46, 2 users, load average: 0.30, 0.14, 0.08 and from ...
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Any difference between a reboot vs. shutdown/restart on AIX?

Is a reboot functionally different than performing a shutdown/restart on AIX servers? If they are the same, why are the timestamps different between the 'last system boot' and 'last reboot'? $ who -...
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GlusterFS peer rejected and no data replication following reboot

I'm experimenting with glusterfs on ubuntu16.04. Setup consists of: Gluster-server node1: ubuntu16-2 Gluster-server node2: ubuntu16-3 Gluster-client: ubuntu16-1 I've setup a gluster volume named '...
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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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When I killed tty1 root user on ubuntu14.04,the system reboot. Why?

When I enter who command in the shell, i got this: root tty1 2017-04-01 12:21 langxiaowei pts/2 2017-07-21 18:05 So, for the safe, I want to kill the root user. Then I enter the comamnd ...
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What is exactly the procedure that makes reboot possible in Linux?

I've been wondering how a linux pc (e.g. Debian) is restarted. To an "outsider" a pc seems to be completely shut down just before it is started again; is it so? I had a look at the source code of ...
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KDE: kwallet error after relogin

Every time I log out of KDE session and log back in, a window pops up asking me to provide password for kwallet. And then it won't accept the password at all. So I need to reboot to make it right ...
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Process got killed before ExecStop script is executed

systemd unit file was created to control the start and stop of Postgres. It works just fine as expected if systemctl start or start command is used. But, if the machine is rebooted (systemctl reboot), ...
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Monit during reboot

We are seeing an issue using monit during a reboot or shutdown sequence. First some background of the some of the configuration of monit. Monit version is 5.5 Monit is started from inittab as null::...
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Linux Not Performing Sync on Reboot

The production machines in my shop are running Red Hat Linux Server release 6.3. I have found that Linux appears to not flush file caches to disk upon reboot. Here is the following test I ran under ...
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Raspberry pi blocks completely after multiple reboots

I have a c++ program running on login on the raspberry pi, this program checks data for multiple devices attached on to it (Arduino Mega 2560 + Modbus RS485), gets inputted data from them and sends ...
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custom shutdown script in rc6.d does not seem to be working.

I'm working with a software application that's a bit touchy so I wan't to shut the software down automatically on reboot or shutdown. I have created a script an placed it in /etc/init.d/ with a ...
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A machine running Ubuntu or Debian shutdown on reboot. What steps would you use to find what dev/driver is causing this?

I have a few of the same board that shuts down on reboot but never restarts. It does this with Debian or Ubuntu (yes yes, two sides of the same coin,) but does not do it in Fedora. I read of some ...
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Can I specify partition in “reboot” or any similar commands?

I like to make scripts for everything that takes a bit of time, and when I have to reboot to another partition, I press the reboot button and then hold alt (⌥) and then I have to choose partition. I'd ...