While processes stuck on an uninterruptible sleep state (i.e. TASK_UNINTERRUPTIBLE waiting I/O from a defunct device) cannot be killed by signals sent by root via the kill command, more often than not ...
We are using a switch (ZIO-SW500) connected to the building main network and we suffers from intermittent network halt. Normally the network works well. But, sometimes traffic designated to other ...
I'm running Linux inside kvm. When I issue the halt command as root in the guest, eventually the guest halts with the kernel log message System halted.. However, the kvm host process keeps running. Is ...
Problem: The SSDs in our servers require a power cycle (i.e. off/on, not reset/warm reboot) after a firmware update. Thoughts: Using 'ipmitool chassis power cycle' I can cycle the server's power. ...
halt can turn off the machine, but shutdown now doesn't turn off ,it just logs the root off. Anyone knows the reason?
I have had a hard drive failure which has caused a lot of processes to go into an uninterruptable state ("D" state in ps- See this question). I cannot kill these processes, so I wish to shut down, but ...
EC2 Ubuntu servers erase all disk contents when being shut down. Following an unfortunate accident, I have decided to prevent the command-live halt, poweroff and shutdown. What's the best way to do ...