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Re: power off on shutdown doesn't work

On Thu, 3 May 2001, Nate Amsden wrote:

> 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?
> yes, because apm can wreck havok on some systems. i believe if you
> put the line
> apm=on
> in your append statement for booting the kernel it should work, at least
> thats what ive seen others post with regaurds to 2.2.x kernels.

I just tried that and it still doesn't work. Am I the only one who is
trying to use this feature on a stock Debian kernel?


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