Re: Getting "shutdown" to shut the power off.
On Tuesday 25 January 2005 10:00, Roy Pluschke wrote:
> On January 25, 2005 00:09, Andreas Rippl wrote:
>> > Problem: shutting down ends with the message "Power down" but I
>> > have to cut the power off manually.
> I had the same problem on a recent (2 day old testing install
> 2.4.27-2-686 kernel) and found that I had to manually add "apm" to my
> /etc/modules file and edit /etc/default/halt to my preference. Then
> everything worked as
> expected. I didn't have to add any kernel parameters to grub.
My /etc/default/halt already says this:
# Default behaviour of shutdown -h / halt. Set to "halt" or "poweroff".
I assume that's the right one (to really shut the machine off). I'll
try the other suggestions too.