Josh Paetzel <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > On Wednesday 10 January 2007 19:46, Jay Chandler wrote: > > > On a related note for this hardware platform, has anyone gotten > > past the "randomly decides not to reboot when told to" issue? > > Requires a hard shutdown by hand, as the console becomes completely > > non-responsive. > > I've heard of this problem, some people have it all the time and > others don't have it at all on the PE 1950. I suspect it has > something to do with the way Dell will occassionally change hardware > mid-run and not tell anyone. :)
It's a bizarre timing problem involving the shutdown of drivers. We were trying to track it down, but any time we changed anything in the code, the problem disappeared (i.e. just adding a printf()). Our conclusion was that it was an extremely sensitive timing issue. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"