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Windows Server Manager stuck on 'Display will be complete when the server inventory has finished…'

I cannot access Storage Pools in Server Manager because it seems that it's stuck on 'Display will be complete when the server inventory has finished...'. The little blue bar up top keeps running, so ...
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How do processes stuck on uninterruptible sleep state get cleared upon reboot? [closed]

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 ...
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Intermittent switch failure and data flooding, hardware capacity?

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 ...
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KVM guest halt to make the host kvm exit

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 ...
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Best way to execute a command after Linux system halt

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. ...
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What's the difference between halt and shutdown now?

halt can turn off the machine, but shutdown now doesn't turn off ,it just logs the root off. Anyone knows the reason?
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Halt goes into uninterruptable state while shutting down - how can I shut down?

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 ...
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Prevent EC2 machine from halt, poweroff, shutdown

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 ...