[ltp] Rebooting a T420

David Griffith linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Sun, 22 Dec 2013 23:05:49 -0800 (PST)

On Mon, 23 Dec 2013, Barry L. Kline wrote:

> 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?

The commands run as expected shutting down the operating system.  Then 
when I expect the machine to shut off or reboot, it just sits there.

David Griffith