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[Bug 1578015] Re: does not power off
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does not power off
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Yet another of the annoying "system hangs at shutdown" bug reports. A
fresh complete install of 16.04. Just like the others, gets down to:
Reached target shutdown
then stops. I've tried all the workarounds discussed, including
swapoff -a, before shutdown attempt, etc. No joy. Have to hold power
switch for hard shutdown very time.
One observation of possible value. I also very recently installed
16.04 server on two other identical boxes. Neither of them exhibit
this problem and both shut down cleanly. Only this system, which is a
16.04 desktop version -- again on an identical box -- is having this
Frankly, it's stuff like this that makes my efforts to move ordinary
consumers over to Linux very difficult!
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