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Lucid Puppy won't shut down, goes back to desktop
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NW9T

Joined: 29 Apr 2012
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PostPosted: Mon 30 Apr 2012, 02:28    Post_subject:  Lucid Puppy won't shut down, goes back to desktop  

Day two of running Lucid Puppy 5.2.8 and today it started acting weird so did a complete re-install. When I try to exit, I click on Menu, go to Shutdown, go to Power Off Computer. Gets as far as the text saying something like Lucid Now Shutting Down, but instead of shutting down it automatically goes back to the desktop at full power again.

Any ideas?
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Dewbie

Joined: 15 Apr 2010
Posts: 1783

PostPosted: Mon 30 Apr 2012, 02:36    Post_subject:  

Try this test:
Use the pfix=ram boot option at startup.
Then shut down and do not save.

By the way, how is Lucid installed on your computer?
(frugal, full, etc.?)
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bigpup


Joined: 11 Oct 2009
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Location: Charleston S.C. USA

PostPosted: Mon 30 Apr 2012, 04:35    Post_subject:  

Try this patch posted here.
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=622812#622812
Download and install this pet package.
lupu528-IU002_rerwin_patch-8b-delta.pet

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Pierre59400

Joined: 30 Apr 2012
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Location: France - Nord - Cambrai

PostPosted: Mon 30 Apr 2012, 09:44    Post_subject:  

bigpup wrote:
Try this patch posted here.
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=622812#622812
Download and install this pet package.
lupu528-IU002_rerwin_patch-8b-delta.pet


Moreover, while this patch is working fine, I have noticed that all my FS must be unmounted to achieve a correct shutdown ou reboot. If a FS (sda1, sda2) have the mounted indicator on, my shutdown ou reboot present the same default ( ie : recall the desktop with the fall of lan connection)
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nooby

Joined: 29 Jun 2008
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Location: SwedenEurope

PostPosted: Mon 30 Apr 2012, 09:53    Post_subject:  

Does this thread maybe talk about the same problem?

Solution to poweroff problem on late-model Puppies

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=77818

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musher0


Joined: 04 Jan 2009
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Location: Gatineau (Qc), Canada

PostPosted: Mon 30 Apr 2012, 18:56    Post_subject:  

nooby wrote:
Does this thread maybe talk about the same problem?

Solution to poweroff problem on late-model Puppies

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=77818


Yep! Smile Same problem reported by various users... As it turned out, more solutions were suggested in the other thread than here.

BFN.

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nooby

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PostPosted: Tue 01 May 2012, 05:53    Post_subject:  

I had the problem some months ago and have forgotten
how I found a solution to it.

I hope that NW9T tells us which solution worked on his machine.

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musher0


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PostPosted: Tue 01 May 2012, 16:12    Post_subject:  

This way? Laughing

http://www.computerhammer.com/index.html

Or this way? Laughing

http://www.cartoonstock.com/lowres/jkn0003l.jpg

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