Panic when doing shutdown or reboot
jonrysh at pacbell.net
Fri Mar 8 20:33:15 UTC 2013
On Thu, 2013-03-07 at 18:35 -0500, Bill Perkins wrote:
> On 2013.03.07 18:21, Jonathan Ryshpan wrote:
> > On Thu, 2013-03-07 at 15:17 -0500, Bill Perkins wrote:
> > > The panic message displays on the console before the system freezes.
> > > You need to boot your Fedora system without the "rhgb quiet" at the end
> > > of the linux boot line in order to see all of the details, or hit the
> > > ESC key at the right point in time during boot or shutdown.
> > Removing "rhgb quiet" from the boot line is a very good idea. It's a
> > lot more fun to watch the messages flash by under the 4 penguins than to
> > watch a more or less empty screen. Unfortunately, the system puts the
> > monitor to sleep after system shutdown, and the screen goes blank. I
> > *think* I see messages about unmounting file systems and that I don't
> > see a panic message, but I'm not sure.
> > I'll try to find a monitor setting to keep the screen from going blank
> > when it receives no signal. Any advice would be welcome: the monitor is
> > an Acer P243W)
> Try tapping the shift key periodically during the shutdown and the
> screen should stay lit. Once the system freezes with the panic
> message, the screen may not go to sleep again until you reset the
If only... Tried tapping SHIFT lots of times during a couple of halts
without result. Looked at the BIOS setup to see if there's anything
relevant, nope. Similarly nothing obvious in the monitor manual.
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