Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 81250
/sbin/poweroff nearly shuts down PC, then locks hard
Last modified: 2013-07-02 22:09:53 EDT
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Description of problem:
I saw several bugs that seem slightly different than this. If this is a dupe,
please mark it as such.
Motherboard: ASUS P4S8X (SiS648 chipset)
Processor: P4 2.26 GHz
When shutting down the system using /sbin/poweroff, all processes stop and the
hard drive even powers down, but the system does not power off. Instead it
remains frozen there locked solid until you hold the power button for several
This is *not* an SMP system.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Shut down PC with /sbin/poweroff
Actual Results: Machine locks up
Expected Results: Machine should power itself off
please try adding acpi=off to the kernel commandline ("a" key in grub or the
vmlinuz line in /boot/grub/grub.conf)
Okay, problem resolved. You know, I probably should have searched RESOLVED bugs
in bugzilla. Or RTFM. Thanks for your time.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 82120 ***
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 82123 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.