Re: debian is neat but how do I turn the computer off?
On Thu, Jun 13, 2002 at 08:12:35AM +0800, Dan Jacobson wrote:
> poweroff just does the same as "shutdown -h now" for me: turns off the
> disks only. On mandrake 7.2 however, "shutdown -h now" does indeed
> turn off the whole computer, cold, quiet. So what have I not
You need to turn on APM support in the kernel. Presuming you are using
LILO as your bootloader, adding
append = "apm = on"
to /etc/lilo.conf should do the trick. If you're running GRUB, add
to the parameters of the "kernel" line in /etc/grub.conf
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