Re: Shutdown/switching computer power off automatically ?
Darren Wyn Rees wrote:
If I'm not totally wrong on this that's because Mandrake probably
enables ACPI in the stock kernel
they intallm and run acpid automaticallyI don't know if APM can shutdown
the box like that (I don't
I've noticed that Linux Mandrake 7.2 is the only Linux distribution
I've come across that actually switches off my (ATX) computer after
What is Linux Mandrake doing differently, say compared with a recent
Debian, which just hangs at "power down/off" ?
think so, but I'm not sure).
So, my suggestion (there could be easier ways, who knows) is when you
compile a custom kernel (you
can even install a recent version as an excuse :) ) you activate the
ACPI support and be sure to install acpid; it
will powerdown when given an halt.
Hope it helps,
Frederico S. Muñoz