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  1. #1


    A Senior Citizen Newbie
    Kindly help me please. I'm impressed by SuSE 9.1 Pro. The only problem is that the machine doesn't obey the shut command and I've to ctr+alt+del it.
    I've installed it on a slave thus keeping win and SuSE apart.
    What's the best option? Reformat slave and reinstall? if yes, how?
    Or any other suggestions?

  2. #2
    Linux Engineer
    Join Date
    May 2003
    Greece / Athens
    open a konsole window and type :
    shutdown -h "now"
    halt -p
    check if that works...(login as root first..)
    Linux For Ever!

  3. #3
    Did exactly as u suggested
    Result: no change

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  5. #4
    Linux Guru
    Join Date
    Apr 2003
    London, UK
    does it give any sort of error mesage?
    is there any related errors if you run "tail /var/log/messages" ?

  6. #5
    Linux Engineer
    Join Date
    May 2003
    Greece / Athens
    maybe you should have your acpi module enabled in kernel...
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  7. #6
    Thanks. I shall try that and revert with the result I get. Thanks to all those who're making my entry into Linux exciting and interesting.

  8. #7
    Some more info.
    A young person reinstalled SuSE using the disks.
    Great prog, but when asked to shut down , at the very last minute it bleeped and asked to press F2, which was done
    here are the last lines on the screen (hope this will help)
    Proc unmounted ---done
    The system will be halted immediately
    Bmaster Resource Control:
    run level 0 has been reached
    Skipped services in runlevel 0 smbfs

    one entry in white before all the above reads:
    shutting down sys log services- unused
    u kindly suggested enabling acpi, but I'm scared of doing this, simply because I do not know how to

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