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Re: Not powering down

On Fri, Jun 16, 2000 at 22:50:36 +0100,
Stephen Turner <S.R.E.Turner@statslab.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> I am just installing potato on my new laptop (Packard Bell EasyLite FX 500)
> and it doesn't seem to be powering down correctly at shutdown.

try using "apm=on" as a kernel parameter when booting. for whatever reason
APM seems to be turned off by default. using this (and putting it into
lilo.conf with 'append "apm=on"') worked on my VAIO.

Thomas 'Mike' Michlmayr  | ignorami: n: The BOFH art of folding problem 
<mike+sig@cluon.priv.at> |           lusers into representational shapes.

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