How do I turn off a hung laptop?

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Tue Apr 27 21:10:53 UTC 2010


On 04/27/2010 07:14 AM, Laura Conrad wrote:
> 
> Does anyone know anything good to do when CTRL-ALT-DEL doesn't work,
> and CTRL-ALT-F<n> doesn't get to a terminal, and the power switch
> doesn't do anything?  I've been pulling out the power cord and taking
> out the battery, and then the power switch turns things on, but there
> must be an easier way.
> 

If it's not a hardware problem (i.e., you can shutdown from another OS,
or other kernel) I'd start here:

<https://launchpad.net/+search?field.text=thinkpad+R50e+%2Bshutdown>

or you could add '+lucid' to try and narrow down the results.

<https://launchpad.net/+search?field.text=thinkpad+R50e+%2Bshutdown+%2Blucid&field.actions.search=Search>







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