Reboot not work on Dell OptiPlex 750 desktop at Ubuntu Natty distro

Matthew Garrett mjg at
Tue Aug 2 00:41:52 UTC 2011

On Sat, Jul 30, 2011 at 01:10:16PM -0400, Dan Chen wrote:

> We can probably work around it by forcing a BIOS reboot through a
> quirk entry in arch/x86/kernel/reboot.c. Please file a bug against the
> linux source package, and ensure that the contents of
> /sys/class/dmi/id/{sys_vendor,product_name} are included in the bug
> report.

The BIOS reboot method isn't supported on 64-bit.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at

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