shutdown restarts laptop

Ben Tinner bentinner at
Sat Jul 23 08:44:41 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.

Use the command "init 0"
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