[Grml] [grml] grml 1.1 shutdown will fail

Michael Prokop mika at grml.org
Mon Mar 10 18:47:54 CET 2008

* Michael Schierl <schierlm at gmx.de> [20080310 18:40]:
> Michael Wittke schrieb:

> > When I shutdown the PC (with shutdown -h now) the PC will hang when
> > the cd is ejected and I have to disconnect the power to be able to
> > restart the PC. I have no idea what went wrong. 

> It cannot find the "halt" binary because you already removed the CD.
> http://bts.grml.org/grml/issue384

> Workarounds: Use noeject bootoption (so that the CD is not ejected 
> before reboot), or ensure that you have called the reboot or halt binary 
> (depending on what you want to do) immediately before shutdown, for 
> example by using "halt" or "poweroff" instead of
> "shutdown -h now". or by calling it "halt --help", so that it is still 
> in disk cache.

> The same applies for "reboot" vs. "shutdown -r now".

Ah, great for pointing me into the right direction, Michael. :)

http://hg.grml.org/grml-etc/rev/1f231de1a8c7 hopyfully addresses the

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