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Re: chronic "powerd: shutdown execution failed" problem on U10

On Mon, Aug 11, 2003 at 07:48:20PM -0400, Steve Pacenka wrote:
> Greetings,
> My U10 w/333 MHz CPU running Sid and kernel 2.4.18 or 2.4.21 likes to
> power itself off.  This happens in bursts.  Trying to restart right
> after it powers off leads to the subject message during boot and usually
> an automatic shutdown.
> I am able to boot into the system by booting single-user and using
> init=/bin/sh .  Sometimes by touching /var/run/shutdown.pid I could get
> the box to restart and run for a couple of days before the next bout of
> shutdown-osis.

Sounds to me like the power button on the front is stuck or something.

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