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Bug#691902: Unable to shutdown Debian Wheezy via normal means

Am Samstag, den 31.05.2014, 11:33 +0200 schrieb Jochen Fahrner:
> some more info on this. I installed kernel 3.12 and 3.14 from wheezy backports, and both don't have this shutdown problem.
> Maybe it has something to do with acpi. If I boot kernel 3.2 with acpi=off, system is halted on shutdown and I can manually power off. 

I have to correct: newer kernels also have this problem, but not on
_every_ shutdown.

After some googling, I found many hints that laptop-mode-tools can be
the cause of this reboots. I don't have laptop-mode-tools installed, but
since my Lenovo Ideacentre is not a laptop, I removed some other laptop
related packages:


That seems to solve the problem. Shutdown was working fine now for
several times with kernel 3.2.

Ubuntu kernels also don't have this problem, but I cannot use Ubuntu
kernels because the kernel header package dependencies are not
compatible with Debian, and I need them because of virtualbox kernel

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