Server reboot problem

Paul Civati paul at
Tue Apr 20 19:25:03 BST 2004

"Kevin O'Connor" <kevin at> wrote:

> After upgrading a Compaq proliant 5500 smp server to 5.2.1  I've now
> got a server that reboots most ungracefully ever 45 minuets-ish.
> It ran 4.8 for a very long time with no problems so I'm guessing that
> it's something to do with the power management in 5x as the problem
> only manifests it's self  if the server is idling for the whole time.

What does the kernel say for apm0 device?
Have you disabled APM in the bios? (probably most important)
Have you disabled APM in the kernel?

Seems slightly odd to have APM on a server, but who knows..


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