FC6 Shutdown

antonio montagnani antonio.montagnani at gmail.com
Wed Mar 14 13:35:26 UTC 2007

2007/3/13, Tony Nelson <tonynelson at georgeanelson.com>:
> At 9:21 AM +0100 3/13/07, antonio montagnani wrote:
>  ...
> >Some misunderstanding comes from translation (I am running Fedora in Italian)
> Yes, but /I/ knew what you meant.  I just don't know the answer.
> >When I open the window System/Stop I have three options (buttons):
> >Restart/Cancel/Stop from left to right. It happens when I want to stop
> >the computer.Sometimes it doens't stop and I have to go trhough
> >System/Stop/Stop procedure (always graphically)
> >Problem of acpi=force has been included in one computer to power off
> >the machine!!!
> Do you mean that you press the button, it hilites, but then nothing else
> happens, so you press it again, it hilites, and the system shuts down?  Or
> do you mean that you press the button, nothing happens, you close the
> dialog, choose the menu command again, press the button, and the system
> shuts down?  I ask because if I have the mouse over a button at the wrong
> time it won't actually activate when pressed until I move the mouse off it
> and back on, so I'm asking for more precision here.

I press the button (it hilites) , window closes but nothing happens:
when I repeat procedure everything is fine.
> For that matter, what happens if you issue (as root) "shutdown -h now"?
> Does that sometime not do anything?  Probably it always works, but it would
> be nice to know in order to isolate the problem (if it isn't the button
> itself).

shutdown -h is o.k. I issued from a su terminal as /sbin/shutdown -h
and it worked

tnx for help
Antonio Montagnani
Skype : antoniomontag

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