Re: Dumb question: How do you reboot?
On Tue, Mar 04, 2003 at 09:38:23PM -0500, Joel Konkle-Parker wrote:
> Ok, so I'm stumped. I just did a nice new install of Debian Woody, and I
> can't figure out how I should reboot the thing. I have GNOME 1.4
> running. There's no 'reboot' menu item, and when I log out, it brings me
> to the GNOME login screen, with no 'reboot' item there, either.
> CTRL-ALT-DEL doesn't work on the login screen. CTRL-ALT-BACKSPACE cuts
> out of X for a second, but then it pops right back into the GNOME login.
> The last time all I could do was CTRL-ALT-BACKSPACE repeatedly until X
> gave me an error and quit for good, then I could CTRL-ALT-DEL it.
> It seems like I must be missing something extraordinarily easy here.
If you know how to make a new kernel, try acpi.  This gives you the
ability to just press the powerbutton, and it will halt.
Alphen aan den Rijn, Holland