Re: [whine] "Power down." vs "System halted."
On Wed, 3 Feb 1999 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> I just did a little digging and found that the message is defined in the
> linux source in .../linux/kernel/sys.c. The message is dependent on
> how the system is going down. Somehow your system is triggering a
> POWER_OFF rather than a HALT. Perhaps someone with more knowledge of
> how init triggers the kernel will provide more input.
I belive we now use the POWER_OFF mechanism by default as machines with
APM bioses and ATX power supplies actualy do shut off.
There might be a way to tweak it, option to shutdown or something?