[ltp] Unsolicited requests for shut down

Athanasios Velios linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Wed, 16 May 2012 17:15:45 +0100

Yes, various threads point to power management, but what in my case the 
shutdown requests appear with or without battery and with or without 
mains adapter. Plus I tried to disable the advanced power management 
from the BIOS which had absolutely no effect.


On 16/05/12 14:14, Jeffrey L. Taylor wrote:
> Quoting Athanasios Velios<a.velios@gmail.com>:
>> Hello,
>> Since February I have a strange problem on my Thinkpad X220 Tablet
>> which runs Linux. When there seems to be a lot of activity (e.g.
>> backing up or compressing files) the OS requests to shut down as if
>> I chose Shut Down from the menu. This happens with different
>> distributions (I have tried Ubuntu 11.10 and 12.04 and the current
>> Fedora). I am not sure where to look for possible errors. The logs
>> do not show something obvious, but I may not be looking at the right
>> place.
> Sometimes on my T520, the battery charge is mis-interpreted and the laptop
> shuts down.  I'm told it is KDE.  I do see it often in GKrellm.  So much so
> that I disable the battery display in GKrellm.
> HTH,
>    Jeffrey