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Re: Cannot complete shutdown [Solved]

Started by seppalta, October 14, 2014, 10:21:40 AM

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seppalta

Have 3.4-x86-64-base with latest upgrades.  Have tried sudo shutdown -h 0, wm-logout, lxsession-logout and some others.  Latest wm-logout is installed.  System goes down to a suspended state where the screen is a light blue and everything but the keyboard is frozen.  I am left with doing a hard kill, or rebooting with alt+PrtSc+R+E+I+S+U+B.  What can I do to regain a normal shutdown?

way12go

Success gives birth to success? Failure gives birth to failure? - Sagar Gorijala.

way12go

Type in terminal:

    sudo -i (to get a root shell, sudo gedit is not recommended)

    gedit /etc/default/grub

    Find the line: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash"

    Change this to: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash acpi=force"


    Save the file and close the file.

    Finally, in terminal: update-grub

    exit (to end the root shell)

Success gives birth to success? Failure gives birth to failure? - Sagar Gorijala.

pavroo

Have you upgraded all packages to the newest version?
Systemd 215 is in testing repo now and the system shut down very quick now.
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one23

Quote from: pavroo on October 14, 2014, 02:35:03 PM
and the system shut down very quick now.

A little bit off topic but it does indeed  ;D

pavroo

QuoteA little bit off topic but it does indeed
You right :)
Try:
sudo halt
or
sudo poweroff
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seppalta

#6
Thank you pavroo and way12go.  I had systemd215-5+b1 installed.  However, editing grub as way12go suggested has apparently forced lxsession-logout,  wm-logout, sudo poweroff, sudo shutdown -h 0 to do complete shutdowns.

nalsdixit

i have the same problem, and tried same solution, however when i type
gedit /etc/default/grub

in the terminal it says
-bash: gedit: command not found

what shld i do ?

tks

nals

pavroo

If you don't have gedit installed, you can run it.
Use other text editor you have, for example: leafpad, nano, mousepad, etc.
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nalsdixit

thank you, did figure that out, and used leafpad instead of gedit

however, thereafter on rebooting , i got something about grub not reading highlighted text or something. i guess that is because a did a copy/paste of 1waytogo post, and i should have rather just typed it in ?

tks

nals

pavroo

Show your present /etc/default/grub file.
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nalsdixit

is even worse now, i cannot reboot, goes into a grub menu only

here is the output:

# If you change this file, run 'update-grub' afterwards to update
# /boot/grub/grub.cfg.
# For full documentation of the options in this file, see:
#   info -f grub -n 'Simple configuration'

GRUB_DEFAULT=0
GRUB_TIMEOUT=5
GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR=`lsb_release -i -s 2> /dev/null || echo Debian`
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet"
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX=""

# Uncomment to enable BadRAM filtering, modify to suit your needs
# This works with Linux (no patch required) and with any kernel that obtains
# the memory map information from GRUB (GNU Mach, kernel of FreeBSD ...)
#GRUB_BADRAM="0x01234567,0xfefefefe,0x89abcdef,0xefefefef"

# Uncomment to disable graphical terminal (grub-pc only)
#GRUB_TERMINAL=console

# The resolution used on graphical terminal
# note that you can use only modes which your graphic card supports via VBE
# you can see them in real GRUB with the command `vbeinfo'
#GRUB_GFXMODE=640x480

# Uncomment if you don't want GRUB to pass "root=UUID=xxx" parameter to Linux
#GRUB_DISABLE_LINUX_UUID=true

# Uncomment to disable generation of recovery mode menu entries
#GRUB_DISABLE_RECOVERY="true"

# Uncomment to get a beep at grub start
#GRUB_INIT_TUNE="480 440 1"

nals

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