Panic when doing shutdown or reboot

Jonathan Ryshpan jonrysh at
Wed Mar 6 21:21:10 UTC 2013

On Wed, 2013-03-06 at 22:06 +0100, Reindl Harald wrote:
> Am 06.03.2013 22:02, schrieb Jonathan Ryshpan:
> > I have a similar problem (see the recent discussion on this list titled
> > "System doesn't shut down properly under Fedora-18".  The disks aren't
> > synced; 
> i have seen this a few times on virtual machines with F17
> > but there is no panic message in /var/log/messages
> no wonder - nobody will write to /var/log/messages at the
> very end of shutdown or at least write it back to disk
> because the kernel panic will make this impossible

This makes perfect sense, except how does Mr. Perkins see his panic
message?  (See the first posting in this thread.)


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