F16: Box hangs sometimes if initiating the reboot by the gnome3 menu

Bruno Wolff III bruno at wolff.to
Mon Aug 29 21:29:51 UTC 2011


On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 06:21:40 +0200,
  Joachim Backes <joachim.backes at rhrk.uni-kl.de> wrote:
> Sometimes, if I try to reboot my box by the gnome-shell (user button
> top right->poweroff->restart), the box hangs, and the reboot seems
> to fail. In all these cases, I have to press the power button or the
> reset button.
> 
> On the other hand, rebooting from some tty (by ctrl+alt+del)
> *always* proceeds.
> 
> Somebody has this problem too?

I am not sure if it is the same problem, but I do have trouble with
systemd properly shutting down my encrypted raid arrays. I don't usually
wait for this to time out, as it takes a pretty long time. I am not
initiating this quite the same way you are (I use the reboot command),
so it may not be the same issue.


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