My computer doesn't shutdown completely
lolinux.soare at gmail.com
Mon Jan 4 13:05:04 UTC 2016
I would like to say that this solved the issue. However, I can't be
sure; this problem wasn't happening all the time.
If it won't happen again today (I'll be turning it off a few more
times throughout the day) I guess it's solved for sure.
On Mon, Jan 4, 2016 at 11:55 AM, Catalin Soare <lolinux.soare at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jan 4, 2016 01:25, "Liam Proven" <lproven at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 3 January 2016 at 11:20, Catalin Soare <lolinux.soare at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I also tried adding the "acpi=force" line in /etc/default/grub.
>> This may sound weird, but it has worked for me, some years ago.
>> Normally my 1st suggestion would be "update the firmware" but you say
>> you've done that.
>> Is it a very old motherboard? As in, 4-5Y+? If not, I don't think
>> `acpi=force` will help.
>> But disabling kernel modeswitching might.
>> This is a line in /etc/default/grub or you can pass it to the kernel
>> at the GRUB command line.
>> It's a single parameter --
>> It tells the kernel not to try to switch the console into graphics
>> mode, but leave that job up to X.11 when it starts.
>> Worth a try.
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> Yes, the computer is about 5 years old.
> I'll try that and come back
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