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Re: Power down

more than likely the older machines are AT rather than ATX

Quoting D <dentatsuwa@hotmail.com>:

> Please excuse the simple question, but it's something that's been
> bothering me.  I've been running various debian machines as servers for
> quite some time now.  The problem started when I got two new servers. 
> All of the other machines (excluding the two new ones) were on the older
> side ( <= P2 ).  The problem is that when I shut down the servers.. they
> don't turn off.  It's particularly irritating to me because all of my
> servers run headless.  With my older machines, I never gave a second
> thought to the shut down process as they'd always turn themselves off as
> soon they finished wrapping things up.  The new ones just halt and stay
> on.  To make things even worse.. the hard drives in the new machines are
> so quiet I can't tell if they've finished everything.
> Anyway, does this have something to do with newer power management stuff
> in the bios?  Something changed in the debian configs?  All i'd like is
> for the servers to turn themselves off at system halt like my old
> servers do.
> Thanks for your time

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