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Old 09-11-2009, 12:45 AM   #1
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FC11 halts system but will not power off the PC

I have installed FC11 on my PC which previously ran FC6. When I run the shutdown -h now, it will get to the point where the drives shutdown and the system halts, but the PC never shuts down. With FC6, I always saw "Shutdown" display after "System Halted" and the PC would completely power off. Any ideas?

Old 09-11-2009, 03:27 AM   #2
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Is shutdown -r working properly ? make sure your hardware is fully compatible with fc11
Old 09-11-2009, 04:17 AM   #3
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I've occasionally found with some hardware that the shutdown command does not power off the system. Try using the poweroff command instead.
Old 09-11-2009, 07:31 PM   #4
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shutown -r works just fine, and the poweroff worked as well. Thx all for the help.



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