Re: desktop power managment
On Wed, 08 Nov 2000 21:20:45 -0800, David Yeh said:
> I have a cheap MyFavoritePC celeron 400 with added ram and hard disk space.
> It works pretty well and fast with Linux.
> One thing I haven't been able to get it to do is shutdown the computer and
> power it off. I tried both kernel options for power down, both real mode,
> and real mode disabled. I've looked at the halt command in the init
> scripts and it has the -p option passed to it. I have no idea what's
> wrong. The computer turns off correctly with Win 2k and win98.
To power off my computer with 'halt' i needed to add this to my
lilo.conf: append='apm=on'. This works with the kernel CONFIG_APM=y.