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Re: [trinity-users] Trinity not shutting down properly

From: Gerhard Zintel <gerhard.zintel@...>
Date: Sat, 22 Sep 2012 15:55:48 +0200
On Friday 21 September 2012, leee wrote:
> On Friday 21 September 2012 15:39:37 Lisi wrote:
> > On Friday 21 September 2012 14:40:21 Slávek Banko wrote:
> > > Dne pá 21. září 2012 Lisi napsal(a):
> > > > It usually gets stuck at a very early stage.  I repeat, that it
> > > > doesn't do this every time, and if I could find a way of getting out
> > > > of the hang without messing up my file system I could probably live
> > > > with it. Tho' it would be nice not to have to do so.
> > > >
> > > > Thanks, Slavek.  You are stalwart as well as a genius!
> > >
> > > When it hangs, works even login on text console?
> > > If so, kdm_greet is still running?
> > > And if so, try to kill it: killall -9 kdm_greet.
> >
> > Hi, Slávek!
> >
> > I haven't tried.  I haven't had a chance to try!  The machine is too busy
> > not shutting down.
> >
> > I'll watch out for a chance to try it.  Which is probably the best way
> > possible of ensuring that it doesn't fail for days!
> >
> > Come to think of it I could/should have tried ssh-ing in.
> >
> > Lisi
>
> What do you see on the screen once it has stopped doing anything?  Is it a
> blank X screen or has X closed down and dropped you back to the console? 
> If you've been dropped back to the console, are there any relevant messages
> on the it?  If you're left with a blank X display when it hangs can you do
> a Ctrl&Alt&F1 to get to the console?
>
Or can you press Ctrl&Alt&Del when it hangs. Mine hang from time to time on 
shutting down timidity-daemon. I than was able to press Ctrl&Alt&Del and shut 
down proceeded. I de-installed the deamon, now the problem is gone.

Gerhard