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Old 01-19-2011, 10:12 AM   #1
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Ubuntu 10.10 performs restart on shutdown


Running Ubuntu 10.10 on a Gateway laptop (new). When I select "shutdown," it does a restart instead. All latest updates and additional drivers are installed. I may have upgraded to 10.10 from 10.04 - can't recall now. I have 10.10 on a Toshiba laptop that works fine.
 
Old 01-19-2011, 03:33 PM   #2
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Not sure what specifically might be causing that, as I haven't used Ubuntu for a while, and the last I tried was 10.04.
But try running as root:
Code:
shutdown -h now
on the command line. That should safely halt all processes and shut down your computer. Get back to me if that isn't successful, but it should work.
 
Old 01-23-2011, 05:08 PM   #3
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Re: Ubuntu 10.10 performs restart on shutdown

Quote:
Originally Posted by Weasel War Dance View Post
Not sure what specifically might be causing that, as I haven't used Ubuntu for a while, and the last I tried was 10.04.
But try running as root:
Code:
shutdown -h now
on the command line. That should safely halt all processes and shut down your computer. Get back to me if that isn't successful, but it should work.
Sorry. That didn't work. The system came right back up again. There has to be something in Grub that causes this. This didn't happen when I was running 10.04. My other laptop that also runs 10.10 is working fine. They are both configured to dual boot with Win7 and Ubuntu as default. One difference is that this laptop is a 64-bit machine and the other one is a 32-bit machine.

John
 
Old 01-23-2011, 05:24 PM   #4
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There's a gnome sessions command
, I'll find it and get it to you.
shutdown dialog

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Old 01-23-2011, 05:27 PM   #5
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Look in here
http://linux.about.com/library/cmd/b...ssion-save.htm
 
Old 01-23-2011, 05:30 PM   #6
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This 1
http://cli.sreenadh.in/2010/09/11/gn...alog-commands/
 
Old 01-24-2011, 10:32 AM   #7
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None of the above worked. The system still turns back on after shutting down.

John C.
 
Old 01-24-2011, 11:33 AM   #8
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Install lshw
then

#sudo lshw

post output


are you using 64-bit Linux?


check bios
 
Old 02-13-2011, 09:20 PM   #9
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I have this same issue occuring

I have the same issue. sudo shutdown now doesn't do anything different. I suspect BIOS issues but haven't turned anything up yet. In fiddling around I did see messages indicating that the system was intending to restart as it was shutting down. Odd.

Ubuntu i86 (32 bit) 10.10

(Sorry, it's long)
Here's my lshw output:
Quote:
gateway
description: Notebook
product: Gateway 400VTX
vendor: Gateway
version: Rev 1
serial: 0030291824
width: 32 bits
capabilities: smbios-2.31 dmi-2.31
configuration: boot=oem-specific chassis=notebook uuid=20159B9B-DB1D-B211-8000-FD91EC672929
*-core
description: Motherboard
product: Gateway 400VTX
vendor: Gateway
physical id: 0
version: Rev 1.0
*-firmware
description: BIOS
vendor: Gateway
physical id: 0
version: 38.00.35 (03/12/2003)
size: 108KiB
capacity: 448KiB
capabilities: isa pci pcmcia pnp apm upgrade shadowing escd cdboot int13floppy720 int5printscreen int9keyboard int14serial int17printer acpi usb agp smartbattery biosbootspecification
*-cpu
description: CPU
product: Mobile Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 - M CPU 2.00GHz
vendor: Intel Corp.
physical id: 4
bus info: cpu@0
version: 15.2.7
slot: uFCPGA2
size: 1200MHz
capacity: 3GHz
width: 32 bits
clock: 400MHz
capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm pbe up pebs bts cid xtpr cpufreq
configuration: id=0
*-cache:0
description: L1 cache
physical id: 8
slot: L1 Cache
size: 8KiB
capacity: 32KiB
capabilities: asynchronous internal write-back
*-cache:1
description: L2 cache
physical id: 9
slot: L2 Cache
size: 512KiB
capacity: 512KiB
capabilities: burst external write-back
*-memory
description: System Memory
physical id: 10
slot: System board or motherboard
size: 512MiB
capacity: 3GiB
*-bank:0
description: DIMM SRAM Synchronous 200 MHz (5.0 ns)
physical id: 0
slot: DIMM 0
size: 256MiB
width: 64 bits
clock: 200MHz (5.0ns)
*-bank:1
description: DIMM SRAM Synchronous 200 MHz (5.0 ns)
physical id: 1
slot: DIMM 1
size: 256MiB
width: 64 bits
clock: 200MHz (5.0ns)
*-pci
description: Host bridge
product: 82852/82855 GM/GME/PM/GMV Processor to I/O Controller
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 100
bus info: pci@0000:00:00.0
version: 01
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
configuration: driver=agpgart-intel
resources: irq:0
*-generic:0 UNCLAIMED
description: System peripheral
product: 82852/82855 GM/GME/PM/GMV Processor to I/O Controller
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 0.1
bus info: pci@0000:00:00.1
version: 01
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: bus_master
configuration: latency=0
*-generic:1 UNCLAIMED
description: System peripheral
product: 82852/82855 GM/GME/PM/GMV Processor to I/O Controller
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 0.3
bus info: pci@0000:00:00.3
version: 01
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: bus_master
configuration: latency=0
*-display:0
description: VGA compatible controller
product: 82852/855GM Integrated Graphics Device
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 2
bus info: pci@0000:00:02.0
version: 01
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm vga_controller bus_master cap_list rom
configuration: driver=i915 latency=0
resources: irq:11 memory:e8000000-efffffff memory:e0000000-e007ffff ioport:1800(size=8)
*-display:1 UNCLAIMED
description: Display controller
product: 82852/855GM Integrated Graphics Device
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 2.1
bus info: pci@0000:00:02.1
version: 01
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm bus_master cap_list
configuration: latency=0
resources: memory:f0000000-f7ffffff memory:e0080000-e00fffff
*-usb:0
description: USB Controller
product: 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) USB UHCI Controller #1
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1d
bus info: pci@0000:00:1d.0
version: 03
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: uhci bus_master
configuration: driver=uhci_hcd latency=0
resources: irq:11 ioport:1820(size=32)
*-usb:1
description: USB Controller
product: 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) USB UHCI Controller #2
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1d.1
bus info: pci@0000:00:1d.1
version: 03
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: uhci bus_master
configuration: driver=uhci_hcd latency=0
resources: irq:11 ioport:1840(size=32)
*-usb:2
description: USB Controller
product: 82801DB/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-M) USB2 EHCI Controller
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1d.7
bus info: pci@0000:00:1d.7
version: 03
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm debug ehci bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=ehci_hcd latency=0
resources: irq:10 memory:e0100000-e01003ff
*-pci
description: PCI bridge
product: 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1e
bus info: pci@0000:00:1e.0
version: 83
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pci normal_decode bus_master
resources: ioport:3000(size=4096) memory:e0200000-e02fffff memory:20000000-23ffffff
*-pcmcia
description: CardBus bridge
product: OZ601/6912/711E0 CardBus/SmartCardBus Controller
vendor: O2 Micro, Inc.
physical id: 2
bus info: pci@0000:02:02.0
version: 00
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pcmcia bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=yenta_cardbus latency=176 maxlatency=5 mingnt=128
resources: irq:11 memory:e0201000-e0201fff ioport:3400(size=256) ioport:3800(size=256) memory:20000000-23ffffff memory:28000000-2bffffff
*-network
description: Ethernet interface
product: 82801DB PRO/100 VE (MOB) Ethernet Controller
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 8
bus info: pci@0000:02:08.0
logical name: eth0
version: 83
serial: 00:e0:b8:55:05:1a
size: 100MB/s
capacity: 100MB/s
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm bus_master cap_list ethernet physical tp mii 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd autonegotiation
configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=e100 driverversion=3.5.24-k2-NAPI duplex=full firmware=N/A ip=10.0.0.6 latency=66 link=yes maxlatency=56 mingnt=8 multicast=yes port=MII speed=100MB/s
resources: irq:11 memory:e0200000-e0200fff ioport:3000(size=64)
*-isa
description: ISA bridge
product: 82801DBM (ICH4-M) LPC Interface Bridge
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1f
bus info: pci@0000:00:1f.0
version: 03
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: isa bus_master
configuration: latency=0
*-ide
description: IDE interface
product: 82801DBM (ICH4-M) IDE Controller
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1f.1
bus info: pci@0000:00:1f.1
logical name: scsi0
logical name: scsi1
version: 03
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: ide bus_master emulated
configuration: driver=ata_piix latency=0
resources: irq:10 ioport:1f0(size=8) ioport:3f6 ioport:170(size=8) ioport:376 ioport:1810(size=16) memory:24000000-240003ff
*-disk
description: ATA Disk
product: ST9160821A
vendor: Seagate
physical id: 0
bus info: scsi@0:0.0.0
logical name: /dev/sda
version: 3.AL
serial: 5MA5VFVH
size: 149GiB (160GB)
capabilities: partitioned partitioned:dos
configuration: ansiversion=5 signature=000db29b
*-volume:0
description: EXT4 volume
vendor: Linux
physical id: 1
bus info: scsi@0:0.0.0,1
logical name: /dev/sda1
logical name: /
version: 1.0
serial: da61ea14-c460-4b2e-9f6b-87dc3e4645ed
size: 147GiB
capacity: 147GiB
capabilities: primary bootable journaled extended_attributes large_files huge_files dir_nlink recover extents ext4 ext2 initialized
configuration: created=2011-02-13 19:55:15 filesystem=ext4 lastmountpoint=/9�d����p/�����G\� ~�ݤq!�p/��~��0S��0S�ހ��� �8~��It!��j modified=2011-02-13 20:20:13 mount.fstype=ext4 mount.options=rw,relatime,errors=remount-ro,barrier=1,data=ordered mounted=2011-02-13 22:03:28 state=mounted
*-volume:1
description: Extended partition
physical id: 2
bus info: scsi@0:0.0.0,2
logical name: /dev/sda2
size: 1498MiB
capacity: 1498MiB
capabilities: primary extended partitioned partitioned:extended
*-logicalvolume
description: Linux swap / Solaris partition
physical id: 5
logical name: /dev/sda5
capacity: 1498MiB
capabilities: nofs
*-cdrom
description: DVD reader
product: CDRW/DVD SBW-242
vendor: QSI
physical id: 1
bus info: scsi@1:0.0.0
logical name: /dev/cdrom
logical name: /dev/cdrw
logical name: /dev/dvd
logical name: /dev/scd0
logical name: /dev/sr0
version: UA05
capabilities: removable audio cd-r cd-rw dvd
configuration: ansiversion=5 status=nodisc
*-serial UNCLAIMED
description: SMBus
product: 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) SMBus Controller
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1f.3
bus info: pci@0000:00:1f.3
version: 03
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
configuration: latency=0
resources: ioport:1600(size=32)
*-multimedia
description: Multimedia audio controller
product: 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) AC'97 Audio Controller
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1f.5
bus info: pci@0000:00:1f.5
version: 03
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=Intel ICH latency=0
resources: irq:10 ioport:1c00(size=256) ioport:1880(size=64) memory:e0100c00-e0100dff memory:e0100800-e01008ff
*-communication UNCLAIMED
description: Modem
product: 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) AC'97 Modem Controller
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1f.6
bus info: pci@0000:00:1f.6
version: 03
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm generic cap_list
configuration: latency=0
resources: ioport:2400(size=256) ioport:2000(size=128)
*-scsi
physical id: 1
bus info: usb@1:3
logical name: scsi2
capabilities: emulated scsi-host
configuration: driver=usb-storage
*-disk:0
description: SCSI Disk
product: CardReader CF RW
vendor: USB2.0
physical id: 0.0.0
bus info: scsi@2:0.0.0
logical name: /dev/sdb
version: 0.0>
capabilities: removable
*-medium
physical id: 0
logical name: /dev/sdb
*-disk:1
description: SCSI Disk
product: CardReader Combo
vendor: USB2.0
physical id: 0.0.1
bus info: scsi@2:0.0.1
logical name: /dev/sdc
version: 0.0>
capabilities: removable
*-medium
physical id: 0
logical name: /dev/sdc
 
Old 02-13-2011, 09:23 PM   #10
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The shutdown issue is a bug but there are workarounds.
To see the bug report right-click on powerbutton and look at "about" and click on it it'll take you to view.
 
  


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