[kde-linux] Shutting down just goes to login screen (was Re: KDE)

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Tue Jan 23 18:34:23 UTC 2007

Esben Mose Hansen wrote:
> On Tuesday 23 January 2007 04:26, Eng Vannak wrote:
>> ???????? Heinz Prekel:
>> there is problem happen to my computer. it is that i can not shutdown my
>> pc. when i shut it down it just stuck at the login screen. anybody has
>> idea? ___________________________________________________
> Most likely, ACPI is disabled. You could check /boot/grub/menu.lst for any 
> acpi=off. If this is the case, try editing the boot line at boot menu, 
> removing the acpi=off. If your computer boots, it should be able to shutdown, 
> too. 
> DO NOT REMOVE THE acpi=off FROM YOUR menu.lst without testing first. 
> Oh, and it is considered good form to ask a question by starting a new 
> thread :)

Changing the subject line takes care of that! ;-)

My server box used to hang when shutting down - or rather, X would hang. 
Killing X would leave me at a text-only login screen. From there I could 
shutdown. That happened with or without ACPI on.

Since installing Debian Etch there, the problem disappeared ...

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