[xubuntu-users] XUbuntu wouldn't shutdown on ThinkPad 600x.

Ralf Meyer ranfyy at gmail.com
Wed Aug 15 18:22:10 UTC 2007

On Fri, 10 Aug 2007 08:55:27 -0700 
"Rastislav Hodul" <rhodul at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have XUbuntu 7.04 installed on my IBM ThinkPad 600x.
> I have some power management questions, but before I get to it I must
> say that I have a Atheros HAL restricted driver running.
> Here are the questions:
> 1. When I select shutdown the system ends up in the splash screen and
> I have to pres the power down button on my laptop. Why doesn't the
> system turn off the laptop? Windows XP was able to do it on the very
> same laptop.

Sounds like ACPI is not working. This happens when the BIOS is
manufactured before the year 2000.

I found this page:


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