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Re: Clean shutdown from power button press?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alex Owen" <rao3@leicester.ac.uk>
To: <debian-sparc@lists.debian.org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 01, 2004 8:25 AM
Subject: Clean shutdown from power button press?

> Hello,
> I know that solaris in sparc can shutdown gracefully if you press the
> power button ithink it is "powerd" that provides the OS support.
> I know linux in i386 can shutdown gracefully from a power button push when
> using acpi and acpid.
> Is there a simmilar solution for the sparc linux port? Is there a debian
> package I need to install ???

I don't believe there are any non-standard packages you need to install...
it's most probably a kernel compile option, which should be in any of the
stock kernels and would be defaulted to Y in a custom kernel config... it's
always worked fine for me under sparc Debian.


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