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Re: A stop job is running for...

Am 02.12.2015 um 18:05 schrieb Jape Person:
> On 12/02/2015 10:49 AM, David Wright wrote:
>> I have observed behaviour where, when the time limit of 90 seconds is
>> reached, the limit increases by another 90 seconds and nothing else
>> happens (for hours). eg
>> [ <*> ] A stop job is running for Manage, Install and Generate Color
>> Profiles (34min 54s / 36min)_
>> Fortunately, that hasn't happened for a few months. It's very
>> embarrassing when my laptop takes longer to close down than my
>> wife's W10.

Sounds like it could be hard to reproduce indeed.

> Now *that* would be annoying.

In case you run into such a situation again, where a service is blocking
the shutdown you can of course just use force and pull the plug or use
sysrq b.
But there is a nicer alternative: just hit ctrl+alt+del quickly 7 times.
systemd then will initiate a forced shutdown. See [1].


Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the
universe are pointed away from Earth?

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