Using Raring Ringtail on Acer V5 (UEFI Bios mode). The system simply refuses to shut down. I have tried the
as well as shutting down from the system menu. Each time it just reboots after shutting down (whether plugged in or on battery).
Have you tried
The optional -h is to "put all harddrives on the system in standby mode just before halt or poweroff."
Try adding "reboot_type=k" to the kernel's boot options. You can do this on a test basis in GRUB by hitting "e" to edit the kernel options, or by hitting F2 or Insert twice in rEFInd. If this works and you want to use this setting permanently, you'll need to adjust your boot loader configuration. Something called "GRUB Customizer" should do the job if you're using GRUB, but I've never used this myself, so I can't provide more details of how to use it. Editing