[ILUG] Shutdown not doing anything
kenn at linux.ie
Tue Jan 25 23:32:21 GMT 2000
On Tue, Jan 25, 2000 at 09:22:51PM +0000, Niall wrote:
> I used to have this with Linux and I never did solve it. However, some
> time ago it started happening on a Solaris box and I investigated it in
> greater depth and came up with the answer, which may well be your
> problem. When you do a shutdown on Linux you eventually do an init 0 and
> init will not change run-level if it has not completed bringing the
> machine to the current run-level, so if any of your default run-level's
> start scripts don't finish, init 0 won't work. So, you need to look in a
> ps output and see if there are any hanging init scripts.
A tip: Use pstree. Seeing the ancestory of each process makes
it easier to figure out what a process belongs to.
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