Re: Forcing an immediate reboot

From: Marc Perkel
Date: Sat Oct 15 2005 - 01:51:37 EST

Coywolf Qi Hunt wrote:

On 10/15/05, Lee Revell <rlrevell@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

On Fri, 2005-10-14 at 18:46 -0700, Marc Perkel wrote:

Is there any way to force an immediate reboot as if to push the reset
button in software? Got a remote server that i need to reboot and
shutdown isn't working.

If it has Oopsed, and the "reboot" command does not work, then all bets
are off - kernel memory has probably been corrupted.

Get one of those powerstrips that you can telnet into and power cycle
things remotely.

use reboot on panic.

But it didn't panic. It was still running - filtering spam. But reboot wouldn't work and I couldn't kill anything that was running. So it never paniced.
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