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Re: shutdown process



Norm [norm workingtools ca] wrote:
> I am sure I am missing something.  I prefer to start core 5 by first
> booting in level 3 and then to gui.  I find it interesting that the gui
> interface does not allow me to shut the computer down in this case but
> if I allow the computer to boot direct to run level 5 the shut down or
> reboot option is offered.    No particular problem just switch at the
> command line to either the su or root itself and then shut down.  This
> is where a inconstancy appears.  The shutdown process seems to go okay
> until the end when a sh-3.1# prompt appears, no matter what I do the
> same situation occurs; it does not seem to matter which switches I use
> if I want the computer actually turn off or reboot at this stage I need
> to manually turn the computer off. What is happening? 
> Norm

Either apci is not started or the shutdown is actually running init 1
and bringing you into single-user mode.  At a command prompt, use the
command ps -ef | grep acpid to see if it is running; if not, as root,
chkconfig --add acpid.  Otherwise, what shutdown command do you use?

	T.


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