Re: power down
From: "Jason Majors" <email@example.com>
> > Normally you don't need this but maybe you can try to set this on
> > # CONFIG_APM_REAL_MODE_POWER_OFF is not set
> > CONFIG_APM_REAL_MODE_POWER_OFF
> > Use real mode APM BIOS calls to switch off the computer. This is
> > a work-around for a number of buggy BIOSes. Switch this option on if
> > your computer crashes instead of powering off properly.
> I toggled that both ways and tried it, but I get the same results.
On my Dell i2500, I find that - even though apm is badly broken and
segfaults on everything - if I "insmod apm", shutdown causes a complete
shutdown. Otherwise it waits at a "Power Off" message.