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shutdown problem solved

Postby leo5111 » Mon Mar 17, 2008 12:19 am

i click shutdown it shuts down to point where theres nothing but a black screen with a blinking minus sign but the pc is still on :?

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Re: shutdown problem

Postby Husse » Mon Mar 17, 2008 8:00 am

Which version of Mint?
Your error is unfortunately not unheard of
This is no boot problem - topic moved
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Re: shutdown problem

Postby leo5111 » Mon Mar 17, 2008 12:03 pm

sorry for putting it in wrong place its 4.0 main edition gnome .. and also if it means anything for it to install or boot i had to edit boot file and add acpi=off at end :P

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Re: shutdown problem

Postby Husse » Mon Mar 17, 2008 12:28 pm

add acpi=off at end

For the live CD?
If so add it in the installed version
The solution is along this path
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Re: shutdown problem

Postby leo5111 » Mon Mar 17, 2008 1:18 pm

ive allready done that for my install it boots fine i was mentioning i thought might be revelant, its the shutdown thing im trying to cure now :?

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Re: shutdown problem

Postby leo5111 » Mon Mar 17, 2008 10:48 pm

any ideas? my hardware is a abit p35 pro motherboard video card is a ati 1600xt

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Re: shutdown problem

Postby Husse » Tue Mar 18, 2008 7:18 am

It's the same type of solution as sometimes needed to get it to boot
You'd have to try the different solutions mentioned here
http://www.linuxmint.com/wiki/index.php ... d_problems
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Re: shutdown problem

Postby leo5111 » Tue Mar 18, 2008 12:07 pm

another forum posted this since it worked i thought id post it for everyone
modify (as root) /etc/modules
and add the following line at the end of the file:

apm power_off=1 {press ENTER]

then restart the system

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Re: shutdown problem

Postby Mon1018 » Tue Mar 25, 2008 10:58 am

I am wondering about this too,Any developments?

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Re: shutdown problem

Postby Husse » Tue Mar 25, 2008 11:35 am

Any developments?

Directly above your post and the solution too
When I now see it I recognize it - unfortunately I can't remember everything :)
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Re: shutdown problem

Postby deadguy » Sat Mar 29, 2008 3:39 pm

leo5111 wrote:another forum posted this since it worked i thought id post it for everyone
modify (as root) /etc/modules
and add the following line at the end of the file:

apm power_off=1 {press ENTER]

then restart the system


this solution worked for me as well on my p3 running daryna :D

thanks!!


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