System Shutting Down Unexpectedly (Ubuntu 10.04)

Tom Browder tom.browder at
Sat Aug 7 22:17:36 UTC 2010

On Sat, Aug 7, 2010 at 17:04, NoOp <glgxg at> wrote:
> On 08/07/2010 05:43 AM, Tom Browder wrote:
>> On Thu, Aug 5, 2010 at 13:46, Tom Browder <tom.browder at> wrote:
>>> Update:
> Try turning off auto update for awhile & see if it makes any difference.
> Also check to see if the system hibernates when you do manual updates. I
> reckon that you've checked all of your power settings etc., but do you
> have any screensavers enabled?

Yes, I do.

> You might also open gconf-editor and search on 'hibernate'
> (Edit|Find|check both values and key) and see if there is a setting in
> there that may be affecting you. Maybe drastic & I've not tried it, but
> maybe just uninstall gnome-power-manager?

Good ideas.

I had another thought and started a new thread on this list:

  pm-utils: What Sleep Module Is Best: kernel (default), uswsusp, or tuxonice



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