Re: power off on shutdown doesn't work
Akop Pogosian <akopps@CSUA.Berkeley.EDU> writes:
> 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?
I compiled kernel 2.4.3 from Debian source and had to set CONFIG_APM=y
It works. So check your kernel config.