Grub2 stops in the menu and waits for keypress after dirty power-off
chrisjones at comcen.com.au
Thu Jan 14 01:34:55 UTC 2010
> Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2010 21:25:37 +0100
> From: Petr Jake? <petr.jakes at tpc.cz>
> Subject: Grub2 stops in the menu and waits for keypress after dirty
> To: ubuntu-devel-discuss at lists.ubuntu.com
> Cc: Dufek Pavel <pavel.dufek at tpc.cz>
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> We have made a clean install minimal install of the
> After the dirty power off (PC disconnected from the electricity when Ubuntu
> was working - no halt command issued before the electricity disconnecting)
> Grub2 stops in the menu and requires manual action (pressing the Enter key).
> We have found this a real pain for the server. Our point of view is server
> has to (always) start without any manual assistance.
> It was really not easy to find the solution
> We think even if Grub2 stops in the menu, it has to signalize somehow why.
> Or the server distro has to have different boot-up behavior than desktop.
May I ask why you are turning the poweroff on your server anyway?
What kind of server are you running that requires a poweroff?
I know this beside the point, but I'm just curious as to why you'd
choose to switch it off.
Chris Jones <linuxdynamix at comcen.com.au>
Linux Dynamix Foundation
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