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Re: Box does not switch of on halt

Andreas Tille <tillea@rki.de> writes:

> since about three weeks I observe problems when issuing halt
> on three different testing-boxes (two older desktops without ACPI
> and one laptop with ACPI).  The computer just does not switch off.
> If I try to reboot it is also impossible, because the shutdown
> process stops at the same point where halt stops.  The last
> messages on the console are:
>   Shutdown: hda
>   System halted.

I've sometimes noticed a similar behavior when I try to switch my
computer off with KDM's shutdown procedure. Using "halt" always works

I humbly admit that I did not provide much information, I just hope to
give you some more hint about this problem...


Dominique Dumont 
"Delivering successful solutions requires giving people what they
need, not what they want." Kurt Bittner

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