Re: power switch on ATX boards
>> "RB" == Remco Blaakmeer <email@example.com> writes:
RB> At work, I have a PC running Win95. If you press the 'power'
RB> button (it isn't really a power switch, it's wired to the main
RB> board like the 'reset' button), Win95 intercepts the call to shut
RB> down the computer so Win95 gets shut down cleanly. After that, the
RB> computer is turned off.
RB> Now, the real question is: can Linux do that (issue 'shutdown -h
RB> now' when you hit the power button)?
In a newsgroup, someone mentioned, one could connect the button to the
serial port and use some powerdown functionality of a USV Module.
Don't know if this can be done, but it sounds interesting.