[Gllug] shutting down for a week now

Nix nix at esperi.org.uk
Fri Jun 22 19:53:42 UTC 2007

On 22 Jun 2007, Tethys stated:

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> Adrian McMenamin writes:
>>I have a box I ran shutdown -r now on nearly a week ago. Various
>>messages keep telling me it is in the shutdown sequence, but it never
>>shutsdown. How can I get it to reboot?
> The old faithful: alt-sysrq-u then alt-sysrq-b

If it's remote,

umount -a && mount -a -o ro; sync; /sbin/reboot -f

(I tend to do this even locally because I can never remember how to hit
sysrq ;) )

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