Power off hangs on UI power off or using poweroff command. However reboot command works fine.

I am not using any proprietary driver.

Thinkpenguin Galapagos Penguin GNU/Linux Laptop

Linux Mint 18 - 4.4.0-64-generic #85-Ubuntu SMP Mon Feb 20 11:50:30 UTC 2017 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

systemctl --version output:


The rest of the log looks like everything is fine but it is not powering off. enter image description here

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It was a problem with the BIOS configuration. I cannot say exactly what was the error but it is working after setting it to optimized defaults.

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