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Old 04-08-2010, 09:19 AM   #1
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Restart option not working

Hi I am using Scientific linux 4.6. I have also suse linux an windows xp are in stalled. After installing the boot loader and making souse as default booting system every thing is fine . I can boot into scientific linux. The booting is normal. But when i want to restart it it is not working. The computer just hangs. Can anybody help me in this regard ? Thanks in advance.
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What happens if you open a terminal, become root and do

# /sbin/shutdown -r now
Old 04-08-2010, 10:35 AM   #3
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Also, to reboot from the terminal, just become root (su + root password) and type the command: reboot.
If the shutdown or reboot commands hang at a certain point, then post the terminal output here if you can.

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Old 04-08-2010, 11:14 AM   #4
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that's why the restart button is for
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thank you guys the problem is solved


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