Shutdown/restart don't work from X
ubuntu-users352 at cfftechnologies.com
Fri May 9 23:33:14 UTC 2008
> On 05/08/2008 06:58 PM, Avi Schwartz wrote:
>> For some reason shutdown/restart/log out don't work from X. All X based
>> application are terminated and I am left with what looks like the root
>> window displaying the Heron background. To shutdown I need to switch to
>> a virtual terminal and shutdown from there as root. I can also restart
>> gdm and then get back the GUI login screen.
>> Any idea how to fix this (I think) gdm problem?
> This worked for me on my old Clevo (350Mhz):
> And filed for hardy:
I don't think this is the same problem. My machine shuts down fine *if*
I execute "shutdown -h now" from a terminal. It seems the problem is
more with gdm not terminating and stopping the shutdown process.
I have filed a bug about this problem:
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