[systemd-devel] unable to fully halt system

Matt Zagrabelny mzagrabe at d.umn.edu
Mon May 6 14:18:43 UTC 2019


On Wed, May 1, 2019 at 11:02 PM Mantas Mikul─Śnas <grawity at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, May 2, 2019, 04:19 Matt Zagrabelny <mzagrabe at d.umn.edu> wrote:
>
>> Greetings,
>>
>> I'm hitting an issue and I'm not quite sure the best place to debug it.
>>
>> I've got a fresh install of Debian Buster, systemd 241-3.
>>
>> and when I run "sudo halt", I'm expecting the system to power off, but it
>> hangs at:
>>
>> [ OK ] Reached target Final Step.
>>        Starting Halt...
>> [...] Failed to remount '/' read-only: Device or resource busy
>>
>> and the system just hangs there. The root filesystem is btrfs.
>>
>> Any ideas how best to get the system to power off the whole way?
>>
>
> Use `sudo poweroff` instead. Running `halt` will indeed only halt the
> system.
>

Thanks for the help, Dave and Mantas. It is appreciated.

-m
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