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Re: Machine reboots during 1.1 -> 1.2.1 upgrade

On Mon, 13 Jan 1997, Johnie Ingram wrote:

> There's a chance that this person has his kernel compiled with the
> NO_WAY_OUT watchdog option, as I do.  Once started, softdog can't be
> cancelled -- even the orderly shutdown of watchdog that dpkg performs
> will reboot the system.

That sounds like the EXACT reason for the reboots. I do have the kernel 
built with the "reboot on close" option....


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