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Re: Debian 3.0r0 wont 'powerdown'

> On Tue, Jul 30, 2002 at 04:08:20PM -0500, Ron Stordahl wrote:
> > Further testing on 2 other system (Intel 810 series MB and ASUS P4) also
> > fail to power off with Debian 3.0.r0 (with the changes noted).  Also
> > with Mandrake 9.0 beta (where I reported the problem to the 'cooker')
> > Red Hat - Limbo beta (where I filed the report with bugzilla). As I said
> > power down with Win9X.  Perhaps someone will come up with the answer.
> Perhaps your system uses ACPI rather than APM for power management. They
> can't both be compiled into the kernel at the same time, so you'll have
> to recompile.

You may well be correct, however clearly its possible for software to
determine this an act accordingly, Win9X does manage it.

Ill use the power button, as primitive as it seems, until a future release
handles this.


> Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]
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