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Old 03-01-2014, 12:16 AM   #1
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Linux Reboots Automatically after power off

I am using Redhat 6.
Whenever I shut down the system (no matter whether i use
gui shutdown button or
shut down before/after login or
terminal commands -like shutdown -p, poweroff -f, halt --poweroff, init 0 etc.)
system reboots automtically after a couple of seconds after
the system shuts down.
I tried disabling all 'wake-up/power-on' settings provided
in BIOS, but the problem persists.

With ACPI disabled it does not reboot but ends up in a message
"system halted" (it does not power-off).

What could be the problem? How shall I make it work with ACPI

Thanks and regards,

Last edited by kthurst; 03-01-2014 at 12:19 AM.
Old 03-01-2014, 09:46 AM   #2
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Thumbs up System restart/shutdown automatically due to different runlevel

I thought there is some eroor on inittab file i.e
/vi /etc/inittab
change the appropriate runlevel
at bottom of inittab file there is field like
id:5:initdefault(check this field)



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