With 11.2 and Gnome occasionally it will not shutdown properly. I press the shutdown button and then Gnome starts the shutdown sequence. It terminates the desktop and falls back to GDM, which in it self is normal. However it then just stops, I can't click anything and the system is not responding either. When I press the physical button on my PC I get the menu of shutdown again.
As I said above "Thith doth driveth me nutth."Before I left three weeks ago shutdown was working. So I come back and read pubby's post. I next upgraded so my system would be current.Sure enough the bad penny returns. If I select "shutdown" on the Xfce GUI menu, my system appears to shutdown but the power never turns off. In effect what I get is a re
What is the difference between Halt and Poweroff commands? I understand that both of them lead to shutdown of the machine, then why 2 commands?
I want to know this because in my Virtual Machine. Poweroff leads to complete closure of VM. Whrereas halt leads to killing of all processes, and then a stall with 100% CPU Utilization. After giving the msg "System is going to be Shut down".