[ltp] Rebooting a T420

Barry L. Kline linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Mon, 23 Dec 2013 02:03:18 -0500

On 12/23/2013 01:02 AM, David Griffith wrote:
> I recently acquired a T420 and I followed my basic pattern[1] in 
> installing Linux and found that commands like "reboot" and
> "shutdown" are unable to cause the machine to reboot or shut down.
> If I selected the "Desktop" option during installation, this
> problem doesn't happen.

What happens when you do this?  Are the commands not present, do they
produce and error or do they appear to run and nothing happens?