[arch-general] Arch shutdown because of firefox

Handsome Cheung handsomecheung at gmail.com
Tue May 11 08:56:04 EDT 2010

yes, I run hal, but don't use display manager. Your answer inspired
me, and I will check something about hal immediately. Thanks!

On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 02:20:17PM +0200, Thomas B�chler wrote:
>Am 11.05.2010 05:14, schrieb Handsome Cheung:
>> 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!
>Frankly, I can't make any connection between firefox and shutting down.
>Shutting down the computer would mean a severe privilege violation. Are
>you running hal, or using any display manager? They are the only ones
>that may allow you to shut down unless you are root.

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