[arch-general] Arch shutdown because of firefox

Matthew Monaco dgbaley27 at verizon.net
Tue May 11 07:07:42 EDT 2010

On 05/10/2010 11:14 PM, Handsome Cheung wrote:
> hi all,
> I am a newbie for ArchLinux.
> My computer often shuts down suddenly when I browse web site. It brings me
> to TTY and said "The system is going down for system halt NOW!". I found
> that is because of  the crash of flash plugin of firefox.
> And my question is why the crash of firefox can cause my computer shuts
> down?
> PS. my system environment: Arch + awesome, no DE.
> Thanks!
> hc

It's interesting that your system is "crashing" so gracefully. Are you 
overheating? Try creating a new firefox profile and see if it's affected. Try 
creating a new user with a new profile and see if it's affected.

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