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None of the commands that would lead to a reboot are successful (e.g., reboot, shutdown -r now, init 6, etc.) The machine hangs after issuing "rebooting system." The keyboard lights flash as if the box were going to bounce but it just never follows through. Could APIC/ACPI have anything to do with it (see below)?
Any help is greatly appreciated!
[root@duffalo ~]# dmesg | grep APIC
ACPI: MADT (v001 A M I OEMAPIC 0x12000520 MSFT 0x00000097) @ 0x1dfc0390
ACPI: Local APIC address 0xfee00000
ACPI: LAPIC (acpi_id[0x01] lapic_id[0x00] enabled)
Processor #0 15:4 APIC version 20
ACPI: LAPIC (acpi_id[0x02] lapic_id[0x81] disabled)
ACPI: IOAPIC (id[0x01] address[0xfec00000] gsi_base)
IOAPIC: apic_id 1, version 17, address 0xfec00000, GSI 0-23
Enabling APIC mode: Flat. Using 1 I/O APICs
mapped APIC to ffffd000 (fee00000)
mapped IOAPIC to ffffc000 (fec00000)
ENABLING IO-APIC IRQs
ACPI: Using IOAPIC for interrupt routing
APIC error on CPU0: 00(40)
Last edited by Stomatella; 06-19-2006 at 01:36 PM.
I've already tried that one with no success. Does the APIC service/daemon have anything to do with this? (I guess it is pretty apparent I have essentially no idea what APIC/ACPI is. Can anyone enlighten me?)
I really appreciate all of the suggestions. All of my efforts have been in vain, though. I would really like to learn something from this experience anyway: what is APIC/ACIP? Why might one or the other cause this problem? Why might one imagine that disabling one or the other would help?
I am having the same problem, although my servers are FC3. The only way I can reboot is by connecting a PS/2 keyboard to the servers. Does any one has additional suggestions on how to troubleshoot this issue?