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Re: Power-off on UltraSPARC 10

On Mon, 16 Feb 2004 16:45:49 +0100
Koen Vermeer <koen@ph.tn.tudelft.nl> wrote:

> I recently installed Debian (stable) on a UltraSPARC 10. I downloaded
> the kernel sources for kernel 2.4.24, configured and compiled them and
> I'm happily running them. There is one problem, however: If I do
> 'poweroff', the machine doesn't get switched off, but it returns to the
> 'ok' prompt, so I have to type power-off to really shut it down. This is

It works flawlessly on my Ultra 10 (running 2.6, but worked with 2.4 also).
Guess you have to enable the "powerd" daemon (something that's similar to APM/ACPI in x86) and any related option in the kernel.


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