shutdown restarts laptop (and disables kb)

d~_*b theunknownandrew at
Thu Jul 21 03:37:46 UTC 2011

On 21 July 2011 08:21, Firesam <ubuntu at> wrote:
> I am having a very strange (to me at least) problem with my laptop
> computer. It took a while until I was able to replicate the exact
> circumstances that caused it. Whenever I shutdown the laptop restarts
> and does not power off. Just incase that is not annoying enough when it
> restarts the internal kb and mouse are disabled. Interstingly enough mot
> only that this is not caused by choosing restart (the kb/mouse thing)
> but restart fixes it and re-enables the kb and mouse.
> I don't know if this is related but in grub choosing a command line and
> typing halt just freezes and does not power off. reboot does reboot.
> I can supply (I think) any files/logs etc.. that will help.
> Thanks.

Just to make sure if all is proper, the next time you want to shut
down, try this command and see if this works OK.

sudo shutdown -P now # This will power off the sys immediately

BTW could you give details of the Desk Env you are using ?

& Ru Chelladurai

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