4.6.2 shutdown

Nikos Chantziaras realnc at arcor.de
Fri Apr 8 08:46:29 BST 2011

On 04/08/2011 12:04 AM, Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
> On 04/07/2011 08:09 PM, Dominik Cermak wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> since I have updated to 4.6.2 the shutdown doesn't work anymore. KDE an
>> X are terminated but I get a login console, where I have to login and
>> type 'sudo shutdown -h now' to finally shut my system down.
>> Reboot works fine.
>> I also tested with a new user, same problem.
>> Is there anybody with the same problem, or some ideas how to fix it?
>> I'am running ArchLinux x86_64.
> Same here on Gentoo.  Impossible to shutdown the machine from KDE.

I found the problem.  The default shutdown command as configured in the 
"Login screen" section of System Settings is:

   /sbin/shutdown -p now

This is just wrong.  Option "-p" doesn't even exist.  If I change it to:

   /sbin/shutdown -hP now

then it works correctly again.

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