Mailing List Archived Message #435

From: "Steven Levine" <> Full Headers
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Subject: Re: [eCS-ISP] system stuck in "system is rebooting"
Date: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 16:39:29 -0800
To: "eCS ISP Mailing List" <>

In <>, on 12/05/22
   at 07:34 AM, "Paul Smedley" <> said:

Hi Paul,

>Can't you script something from the host that if ping to the VM fails,
>you can restart the host?

This was my thought too.

I wish I did have something that could convince a system that's already
hung to the point where it will not reboot on its own to figure out how to
exit the hang and reboot, but I'm just not that capable.

>I forget which VM you use, but virtualbox at least lets you do a lot
>from the command line.

IIRC, Massimo is using VBox these days.

All that's needed is something on the host that can issue

  VBoxManage controlvm <vm> reset


"Steven Levine" <>  Warp/DIY/BlueLion etc.

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