ATI fglrx driver and shutting down

karl vanwynsberghe karl.vanwynsberghe at
Sun Aug 27 19:47:22 BST 2006

Op zondag 27 augustus 2006 17:58, schreef José Alexandre Nalon:
> Hello,
> > > The laptop doesn't shutdow anymore;
> > > When shutting down the screens comes black but the system doesn't stop.
> >
> > I get a similar problem on my desktop.  Sometimes, instead of turning
> > black, the splash screen comes up mangled and freezes.
> I had this same problem, and I solved it editting my kdmrc
> file. It seems there is a bug in the fglrx drives that doesn't
> allow kdm to shutdown properly. In my case, the solution was
> easy: I just edited my kdmrc file (/etc/kde3/kdm/kdmrc), and
> in the [X-:*-Core] session, uncommented the line
> TerminateServer=true
> You might have to add the line manually, if the file was
> overwritten by any configuration tool. After doing this, I
> didn't have any other problem. I hope it helps you.
> --
> José Alexandre Nalon
> nalon at

Uncommenting the TerminateServer=true had no effect...
Other ideas?

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