why does it take up too two minutes for the radio to turn off when the power button is pushed

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When powering down my radio (6500) it takes up too two minutes for the radio to turn off, one I swear it took 5 minutes. anyone else see the same thing?

thanks Jim WU5E

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James Kennedy-WU5E

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Posted 5 years ago

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KY6LA - Howard, Elmer

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It's Linux doing its closing things.
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Ned K1NJ

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Windows 7 -  8 seconds from button push.  PC remaining on.

Ned,  K1NJ
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Mike - WB8CXO

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I'm seeing it on my 6700 too! Linux must b pretty busy lately... 6700 shut down fast until lately. Also radio stays active after I exit SSDR. Will try power off, unplug, power on while holding ok button tomorrow in an attempt to clear that issue.
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Iain McLachlan

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I noticed that the latest update does this. Up to a minute on my 6300 after pressing the power button.
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Alan W4FBI

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Lain,

Are you pushing the power button and then closing the SSDR Software?

Or the other way around?

Alan
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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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Still rather annoying. When I've finished in the shack, I like to turn everything off, but I need to wait before I can turn off the PSU. If it's really not a problem to dump it mid closure, maybe Flex could just program it to switch off within a second or two, after flushing any cache that may exist. It would add confidence that that's ok. 
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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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Just press and hold the power button to do a forced shutdown.
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Hi Tim. Yes, i get that, in fact I could just turn off the PSU. But if it's OK to force it, then from a user perspective, it would a make sense for FR Systems to just program it to turn off. After all, if it's fine to turn off immediately, then it taking a minute or more to actually turn off, looks, with the greatest of respect, a bit of a dogs breakfast.
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press and hold worked


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Iain McLachlan

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It will do, as it does on every computer. But do you really want to do that on every computer?
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