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Re: reboot is shutting down hard drives



On May 13, 2004, Kenneth Benson <sdhmis sheratondover com> wrote:

> I believe its doing that to cause the hard drives to flush the on-drive
> write buffers.

Yup.  And it's in bugzilla because some boxes won't reboot after disks
were powered off.  Broken BIOS :-(

>> From: J. Scott Amort [mailto:jsamort shaw ca]
>> Sent: Thursday, May 13, 2004 1:40 PM

>> (as of May 12), and running kernel 2.6.5-1.358.  When I do a system
>> reboot, it actually powers down the hard drives (the message 

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