My computer doesn't shutdown completely

Catalin Soare lolinux.soare at gmail.com
Mon Jan 4 13:05:04 UTC 2016


Hello again,

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.

Thank you!

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 --
>>
>> nomodeswitch
>>
>> 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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>
> Hello,
>
> Yes, the computer is about 5 years old.
>
> I'll try that and come back
>
> Thanks



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Regards,
Catalin Soare



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