[arch-general] Arch shutdown because of firefox

Damjan Georgievski gdamjan at gmail.com
Tue May 11 15:20:06 EDT 2010

> 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!

Have you checked the log files?
Especially /var/log/messages

I'd boot in single user-mode after a shutdown and check the log files


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