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Re: login, shutdown: woody vs. mandrake

On 08-Jun-2002 Dan Jacobson wrote:
> In mandrake 7.2, "shutdown -h now" would actually turn the power off.
> In woody it apparently just turns off the disks on my EPOX KHA8+ Duron
> or whatever it's called computer.  I suppose turning the power off is
> what I want.  What do I do?  What's the big idea behind just turning
> off the disks, or is it just me?

requires apm enabled in the kernel.

> I turned on GPM so I could cut and paste in the six tty on F1...F6,
> but then I noticed sometimes I had mouse troubles in the X window on
> F7.  Is there something to watch out here for?  On mandrake there is
> no conflict.

you have to tell X to use the gpm device and not /dev/psaux.

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