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Old 01-28-2005, 01:42 PM   #1
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Angry Shutdown reboots my laptop!!


I am running Fedora Core 3 on an old Acer Travelmate (kernel version = 2.6)! when i click shutdown on the login screen it shuts down my laptop but then immediately restarts the thing! This is really startin to frustrate me so any help would be great!

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Old 01-28-2005, 03:37 PM   #2
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Hrrm, this could be an acpi related issue. What happens if you use the shutdown command at console? ('shutdown -h now')
 
Old 01-28-2005, 04:13 PM   #3
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i was kindda hopin that that would work, but it doesn't find the command shutdown! even when i search 'which shutdown' it doesn't find it! which is really fuckin strange cause theres a man page for it.....

????????????? HELP!?????

-David
 
Old 01-28-2005, 09:42 PM   #4
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Are you root?
 
Old 01-29-2005, 08:15 AM   #5
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/sbin/shutdown -h now

as root. even if you are root, fedora does not setup path automatically.
 
Old 02-08-2005, 12:26 PM   #6
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I have the same problem...

using /sbin/shutdown -h now as root doesn't causes my laptop to reboot too

any other suggestions?
 
  


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