[Bug 220543] Re: Halt entry doesn't shutdown pc

Luigi R. 220543 at bugs.launchpad.net
Mon May 2 20:59:56 UTC 2016

This bug is still there. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and 16.04 on a
Packard Bell v7956 and due to an incompatibility issue I cannot shutdown
properly the machine. I have tried really everthing including
acpi=force. Sometime it works other it doesn't. I was looking for a
workaroud but if I type grub>halt the monitor does not turn off. Any

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  Halt entry doesn't shutdown pc

Status in grub package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  Binary package hint: grub

  I added:

  title Shut down

  to "/boot/grub/menu.lst".

  *** Expected behavior ***
  When using it in GRUB my pc would shutdown.

  *** Happend behavior ***
  The screen just turn black with a blinking command line mousepointer

  *** System ***
  Dell Vostro 1500
  Xubuntu Hardy

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