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Old 03-11-2005, 10:34 AM   #1
Registered: Jun 2004
Location: Australia, Melbourne.
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shutdown now -h from X crashes

When i execute the shutdown now -h command from inside X, kde or fluxbox; my system will either go all fuzzy and shutdown, or will go all fuzzy and hand until i restart. I have to exit X, and then exec the command to shut it down 100%. around 20% of the time ctrl-alt-bkspc will hang system, and startup also hands sometimes.

Using gentoo with nvidia drivers, got nvidia-glx and nvidia-kernel installed, done it manually and through emerge. Set up the xorg.conf file correctly. Just don't know whether I have a faulty card or something with gentoo...

Using a laptop, tecra m2 with a fx5200.
Old 03-12-2005, 03:22 AM   #2
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although I havent used it lately it used to be shutdown -h now


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