New graphical startup and shutdown
art.alexion at verizon.net
Wed Jan 25 18:02:08 GMT 2006
John DeCarlo wrote:
> On 1/25/06, *Art Alexion* <art.alexion at verizon.net
> <mailto:art.alexion at verizon.net>> wrote:
> So now, if shutdown is taking way too long, as it occasionally has
> started to take, I have no idea what step it is choking on so that
> I can
> fix it.
> Is this the new normal for Kubuntu or a problem with my
> system? If its
> the new normal, is there a way to restore the old shutdown
> behavior? If
> it is my system, any ideas how I can fix it?
> I don't think it is normal.
> I have had the graphical startup since I switched to Kubuntu a month
> or two ago.
> When I shut down, I get a graphical shutdown that disappears (I guess
> when kdm is stopped),
Don't get this at all.
> then a brief black screen, then the usual text messages of services
> being stopped,
> then another black screen with the blinking underline until the system
> finishes the shutdown.
This is what I get from the point X stops.
> Sometimes that last step takes awhile (more than half a second), but I
> haven't investigated it.
I haven't timed it, but on a successful shutdown, this takes 30-90 seconds.
Sometimes when it seems to be taking 3 or more minutes, I just hard
reset or unplug the power.
I am going to try the Alt+F1 to get to tty1 where I am told the actual
boot process is occurring. Supposedly the graphical stuff is occurring
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