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Re: power off on shutdown doesn't work



You need to enable apm support on startup - from memory, just add:

-apm

to the LILO startup line and it should work.

ap

Akop Pogosian wrote:
> 
> Linux kernel has a feature that enables a machine capable of turning
> the power off on it's own to do so with "shutdown -h.." or "poweroff"
> commands. I used to rely on this feature for shutting down my own and
> other machines remotely. I used to compile my own kernels but recently
> I switched to a pre-packaged 2.4.3 (woody package, back-ported to
> potato). Automatic power off on shutdown stopped working. Is there a
> reason that this useful feature is not enabled in the standard Debian
> kernels?
> 
> -akop
> 
> [ Note: I have sent this message yesterday, probably it did not
> go through, sorry if you are getting it twice]
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