[ltp] Minor reboot problem with RH 9.0 on tp 770z

Chris Hoekstra linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Mon, 05 May 2003 13:16:21 -0500

I am running Mandrake 9.1 on a 770z and this affects me as well. 

Does anyone know of a way to get reboots to actually reboot instead of 
having to power the laptop all the time?


M. Leo Cooper wrote:

>I'm running RH 9.0 (actually the Cheap Bytes version, "Pink Tie 9.0") on a
>Rebooting gets me back to the "Thinkpad" flash screen, where things
>freeze. It doesn't go the the Grub boot menu. Turning off the power,
>waiting a few seconds, then powering up again brings things back to
>normal so I can boot up again.
>I think this is probably a problem with the patched up 2.4.20 kernel on
>RH 9.0. It's only a minor inconvenience, but definitely something that
>should be fixed up.