Re: power button dell inspiron 4000
Tim Connors wrote:
> One annoying um, feature, of the dell laptop, is the ability to shut down
> immediately upon pressing the power button. I have not found anything on
> the web to disable the power button (seems there are lots of references to
> toshiba laptops though), has anyone else found anything useful?
> Unfortuneatly, there is nothing in the bios that says "power
> switch==off/suspend" - is there a newer bios that fixes this?
If dmesg pumps out something like this, then APM is enabled in the
apm: BIOS version 1.2 Flags 0x03 (Driver version 1.13)
Add the append line. Then when you halt, APM will shutoff the machine.
Hope this helps,