[SOLVED] Shutdown is rebooting;

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[SOLVED] Shutdown is rebooting;

Post by JeffYoo » Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:55 pm

Hi Everyone,

I am new to linux and have been trying it out for and it is great. The only problem I can't seem to figure out is that whenever I attempt to shutdown my computer it ends up rebooting. Regardless of whether I use the GUI, or terminal with:

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sudo shutdown -h now

I also try this command with different arguments with the same results (-H, -P)

I have also tried these changing the grub file to add acpi arguement.
first apci=off and then acpi=force

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sudo vi /etc/default/grub 
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash acpi=off"

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sudo vi /etc/default/grub 
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash acpi=force"
Neither of these have worked but I read somewhere else that someone just turned their internet connection off before shutdown and it worked for them. And this sometimes works for me, but now I need to do this every time I shutdown. I even tried to writing a bash script to turn of my connection when I shutdown.

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#!bin/bash
ifconfig eno1 down
exit 0

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sudo vi /etc/init.d/shutdownScript.sh
sudo chmod a+x shutdownScript.sh
sudo chmod 777 shutdownScript.sh

sudo ln -s /etc/init.d/shutdownScript.sh /etc/rc0.d/K99_shutdown
sudo ln -s /etc/init.d/shutdownScript.sh /etc/rc6.d/K99_shutdown
sudo chmod a+x /etc/rc0.d/K99_shutdown /etc/rc6.d/K99_shutdown
None of that worked...
I am debating abandoning mint because I am just uncomfortable having my computer constantly running.
Please help!
Thanks for any help you can give.
Last edited by JeffYoo on Wed Oct 03, 2018 11:05 pm, edited 5 times in total.

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Re: Shutdown is rebooting;

Post by JeffYoo » Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:53 am

Forgot to mention, I am using Linux Mint 19 Tara Cinnamon-64 bit

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Re: Shutdown is rebooting;

Post by rbmorse » Sat Sep 15, 2018 1:08 pm

I hate it when this happens.

Check your BIOS/UEFI setup for an option along the lines of "wake on LAN" and another for PXE Boot. Disable both and see if that helps.
Hope is not a plan

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Re: Shutdown is rebooting;

Post by ParaDice » Sat Sep 15, 2018 1:33 pm

I have the very same problem.

What I've found out so far:
  • The issue is not related to wakeonlan. I've turned that off immediately, still no improvement.
  • The issue is related to the Linux kernel 4.15.* I've tried several versions of that kernel, but the results are always the same. Under 4.13.*, shutdown works as expected.
    Unfortunately, this renders Mint 19 unusable for anyone affected by it because it comes with kernel 4.15 and does not allow any kernel versions below that. Mint 18.3, however, is still an option.
  • The issue seems to be hardware-specific. I have the problem on my notebook, but not on my desktop machine. Could you post your inxi -F output? Then I can compare it to mine and see which parts we have in common.
JeffYoo wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:55 pm
I am debating abandoning mint because I am just uncomfortable having my computer constantly running.
For the moment, I would suggest you stick to Mint 18.3 (which will be supported until 2021) and hope for a fix.
To get help, always post your system configuration: open a terminal (Ctrl + Alt + T), type the following command and copy its output:

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inxi -Fxz

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Re: Shutdown is rebooting;

Post by DAMIEN1307 » Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:20 pm

these are the commands that i use to accomplish both shutdown and reboot on "19"...works on "18" as well as any ubuntu based version of linux ive tried it on...copy and paste to see if it works...it IS case sensitive...ive made launchers out of these as well and have them on my panel for shutdown and reboot purposes...one click rather than three to accomplish these functions...DAMIEN

Shutdown/Reboot Commands: the first is shutdown, the second is reboot.

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shutdown -Ph now

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shutdown -Pr now
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Re: Shutdown is rebooting;

Post by AZgl1500 » Sat Sep 15, 2018 5:20 pm

DAMIEN1307 wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:20 pm
these are the commands that i use to accomplish both shutdown and reboot on "19"...works on "18" as well as any ubuntu based version of linux ive tried it on...copy and paste to see if it works...it IS case sensitive...ive made launchers out of these as well and have them on my panel for shutdown and reboot purposes...one click rather than three to accomplish these functions...DAMIEN

Shutdown/Reboot Commands: the first is shutdown, the second is reboot.

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shutdown -Ph now

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shutdown -Pr now
I get the same result with shutdown 0
it is powered off within 5 seconds, usually about 3 seconds.

I have created a Keyboard Shortcut for

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shutdown -Ph now
using Cntl-Alt-O and that is my standard way of shutting down my PC now. Have been using this shortcut for several months with no ill effects at all.

much easier than trying to mouse around and do multiple clicks to shutdown.

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Re: Shutdown is rebooting;

Post by JeffYoo » Sat Sep 15, 2018 5:49 pm

inxi -F output:
System: Host: jeffrey-Z87X-UD4H Kernel: 4.15.0-20-generic x86_64 bits: 64
Desktop: Cinnamon 3.8.8 Distro: Linux Mint 19 Tara
Machine: Device: desktop System: Gigabyte product: Z87X-UD4H serial: N/A
Mobo: Gigabyte model: Z87X-UD4H-CF v: x.x serial: N/A
BIOS: American Megatrends v: F5 date: 05/16/2013
CPU: Quad core Intel Core i7-4770K (-MCP-) cache: 8192 KB
clock speeds: max: 3900 MHz 1: 3691 MHz 2: 3691 MHz 3: 3691 MHz 4: 3691 MHz
Graphics: Card-1: Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller
Card-2: NVIDIA GK104 [GeForce GTX 760]
Display Server: x11 (X.Org 1.19.6 )
drivers: modesetting,nvidia (unloaded: fbdev,vesa,nouveau)
Resolution: 1920x1080@60.00hz, 1024x768@60.00hz
OpenGL: renderer: GeForce GTX 760/PCIe/SSE2 version: 4.6.0 NVIDIA 390.48
Audio: Card-1 Intel 8 Series/C220 Series High Def. Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel
Card-2 Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor HD Audio Controller
driver: snd_hda_intel
Card-3 NVIDIA GK104 HDMI Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel
Card-4 Logitech Webcam C270 driver: USB Audio
Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.15.0-20-generic
Network: Card: Intel Ethernet Connection I217-V driver: e1000e
IF: eno1 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: 94:de:80:6e:83:5c
Drives: HDD Total Size: 1000.2GB (12.3% used)
ID-1: /dev/sda model: ST1000LM014 size: 1000.2GB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 887G used: 87G (11%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda1
ID-2: swap-1 size: 32.00GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda2
RAID: No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
Sensors: System Temperatures: cpu: 83.0C mobo: N/A gpu: 47C
Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info: Processes: 222 Uptime: 4 min Memory: 1076.9/7865.2MB
Client: Shell (bash) inxi: 2.3.56


I have tried the

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shutdown -Ph now
and it just causes my system to stall before shutdown; and I have to cold restart it.

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Re: Shutdown is rebooting;

Post by ParaDice » Sat Sep 15, 2018 6:23 pm

JeffYoo wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 5:49 pm
I have tried the

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shutdown -Ph now
and it just causes my system to stall before shutdown; and I have to cold restart it.
I'm not a fan of this workaround anyhow. I want to power down my system the way it's meant to be, not use a hack to coax it into kind of doing that.

Meanwhile, I've compared our systems but couldn't find any similarities, although I haven't dug deep (e.g. comparing mainboard components). I'm posting my inxi -F output anyhow, in case it's any use. (Note that it's still on Mint 18.3 / kernel v4.13 to avoid the very shutdown problem discussed here.)

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System:    Host: XXXXXXXX Kernel: 4.13.0-45-generic x86_64 (64 bit)
           Desktop: Cinnamon 3.6.7  Distro: Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia
Machine:   System: LENOVO (portable) product: 20H2S00500 v: ThinkPad E470
           Mobo: LENOVO model: 20H2S00500
           Bios: LENOVO v: R0DET87W (1.87 ) date: 09/18/2017
CPU:       Dual core Intel Core i3-7100U (-HT-MCP-) cache: 3072 KB 
           clock speeds: max: 2400 MHz 1: 500 MHz 2: 500 MHz 3: 500 MHz
           4: 500 MHz
Graphics:  Card: Intel Device 5916
           Display Server: X.Org 1.18.4 drivers: intel (unloaded: fbdev,vesa)
           Resolution: 1920x1080@60.02hz
           GLX Renderer: Mesa DRI Intel HD Graphics 620 (Kaby Lake GT2)
           GLX Version: 3.0 Mesa 18.0.5
Audio:     Card Intel Device 9d71 driver: snd_hda_intel
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.13.0-45-generic
Network:   Card-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller
           driver: r8169
           IF: enp4s0 state: down mac: 54:e1:ad:ab:de:58
           Card-2: Qualcomm Atheros Device 0042 driver: ath10k_pci
           IF: wlp5s0 state: up speed: N/A duplex: N/A mac: d4:6a:6a:96:5f:1f
           Card-3: Atheros
           IF: null-if-id state: N/A speed: N/A duplex: N/A mac: N/A
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 500.1GB (55.9% used)
           ID-1: /dev/sda model: Samsung_SSD_850 size: 500.1GB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 138G used: 18G (14%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda5
           ID-2: /boot size: 234M used: 87M (40%) fs: ext2 dev: /dev/sda1
           ID-3: /home size: 321G used: 244G (80%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/dm-0
RAID:      No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 33.5C mobo: N/A
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: 0
Info:      Processes: 253 Uptime: 1 day Memory: 2564.6/7432.9MB
           Client: Shell (bash) inxi: 2.2.35 
To get help, always post your system configuration: open a terminal (Ctrl + Alt + T), type the following command and copy its output:

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inxi -Fxz

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Re: Shutdown is rebooting;

Post by JeffYoo » Sun Sep 16, 2018 12:07 am

I am now using
Kernel: 4.13.0-45-generic x86_64 (64 bit)
Desktop: Cinnamon 3.6.6 Distro: Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia
and the problem has stopped.
Thanks for the help and time responses everyone.

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Re: [SOLVED] Shutdown is rebooting;

Post by ParaDice » Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:06 am

Might I ask you to remove the [SOLVED] marker from the topic? After all, the problem with kernel 4.15 hasn't actually been solved, but rather circumvented by using another kernel / version of the distro. That is a surrender, not a solution. ;)

Personally, I would prefer to get to the bottom of this. After all, we'll have to upgrade from Mint 18.3 / kernel 4.13 at some point in the future, and if this bug persists in future versions of the kernel, we'll be stuck with the very same problem.
To get help, always post your system configuration: open a terminal (Ctrl + Alt + T), type the following command and copy its output:

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Re: [SOLVED] Shutdown is rebooting;

Post by catweazel » Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:33 am

ParaDice wrote:
Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:06 am
Might I ask you to remove the [SOLVED] marker from the topic?
It's solved as far as the OP is concerned. If you have an issue, please start your own thread.
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Re: [SOLVED] Shutdown is rebooting;

Post by ParaDice » Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:00 am

I have, but it fell asleep soon. Guess I'll bump it.
To get help, always post your system configuration: open a terminal (Ctrl + Alt + T), type the following command and copy its output:

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inxi -Fxz

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Re: Shutdown is rebooting;

Post by ParaDice » Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:02 pm

Since the OP has removed the [SOLVED] marker and I have some news that may be relevant, I'll take the liberty to post my findings here.

Yesterday I installed the newest 4.15 kernel to try out a few things. It turns out the problem does no longer occur on my machine with kernel v4.15.0-34. Please note that this is a newer kernel version than the OP had installed (his was v4.15.0-20, which afair is the default kernel that comes with a fresh install of Mint 19). Apparently the kernel maintainers have found the problem and fixed it.

OP, if you're still reading this: Since you've gone back to Mint 18.3, could you try to install the 4.15 kernel on your machine and see if it works for you? (Go to your Update manager > View > Linux kernels > 4.15 > Install v4.15.0-34) If it doesn't work, you can uninstall 4.15 and go back to 4.13 at any time. If it does work, however, this means you can use Mint 19 after all... and I owe you an apology for not giving it another shot earlier. ;)
To get help, always post your system configuration: open a terminal (Ctrl + Alt + T), type the following command and copy its output:

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Re: Shutdown is rebooting;

Post by JeffYoo » Wed Oct 03, 2018 11:04 pm

I have updated the kernel and shutdown command started to run properly!
Thanks!!

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Re: [SOLVED] Shutdown is rebooting;

Post by cacs » Fri Oct 05, 2018 2:25 pm

I have the 4.0.15-36 installed and running and same issue. should i remove 4.0.15-34 and 4.0.15-20?

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