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.

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