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Old 11-04-2008, 06:28 AM   #1
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Question Why I can't reboot and shutdown ?


My linux version is slackware 12.1. I find it won't work when I want to reboot or shutdown the system,just with the screen totally black.
 
Old 11-04-2008, 07:58 AM   #2
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What errors do u have after shutdown -h now comamnd?
 
Old 11-04-2008, 10:46 AM   #3
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What errors do u have after shutdown -h now comamnd?
I didn't use the 'shutdown -h'.I just want to reboot the system but it doesn't work.It's the same when I use 'shutdown -P' to turn off power.
All of these commands won't work just with the screen totally black.
I have tried many times but it's the same.
Is this command(shutdown -h') helpful to check what's wrong with i? Let me have a try.
Thank you for your help .
 
Old 11-04-2008, 10:54 AM   #4
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What errors do u have after shutdown -h now comamnd?
It's the same as before ,just with the screen totally black.
 
Old 11-04-2008, 11:31 AM   #5
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It's the same as before ,just with the screen totally black.
Could you be a little more descriptive? So your box is up and running, and then you are doing something (attempting to reboot? through the command-line? With what command? Through the GUI? KDE? Gnome?) and your screen goes black (immediately? after an error message?), the more descriptive you are the more people can help you.
 
Old 11-04-2008, 11:32 AM   #6
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Is this fresh install? If not did it worked before? Have you installed or compiled new video drivers? Do you have Power Managment [apm, acpi] compiled into kernel?
 
Old 11-04-2008, 11:51 AM   #7
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Could you be a little more descriptive? So your box is up and running, and then you are doing something (attempting to reboot? through the command-line? With what command? Through the GUI? KDE? Gnome?) and your screen goes black (immediately? after an error message?), the more descriptive you are the more people can help you.
Ok.It's a fresh installation.I have installed slackware 12.1 many times before,but this situation doesn't happen until this time.I use KDE 3.5,and use the command 'reboot',just want to reboot the system,but I find it doesn't work and the screen goes black immediately without any error message,the same as the command 'shutdown'.I didn't install any software before.

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Old 11-04-2008, 11:54 AM   #8
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Is this fresh install? If not did it worked before? Have you installed or compiled new video drivers? Do you have Power Managment [apm, acpi] compiled into kernel?
Yes,it's fresh.It always works until this fresh install.I didn't install any other software because I found this problem.
 
Old 11-04-2008, 02:58 PM   #9
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try the command "poweroff" or maybe the "init 0" or "init 1" commands.
That should do the trick!



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