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Re: apm

On Mon, Dec 16, 2002 at 02:06:05PM -0500, Matthew Weier O'Phinney wrote:
> -- daves debian <dave_arahan@yahoo.co.uk> wrote
> (on Monday, 16 December 2002, 06:34 PM +0000):
> > Am i right in thinking that I need apm compiled in the kernel to allow my 
> > system to turn its own power off when i
> > 
> > shutdown -h now ??
> Or have the module a available. Do a 'modprobe apm' as root and see if
> it works. If not, you'll either need to compile a kernel or get a
> different kernel from the debian repository (there was a discussion of
> this last week).
> And yes, it does work on non-laptop systems.

And don't forget that the power isn't REALLY turned off, and you
therefore have to switch it off at the wall. Or you could do what I
did, and take the PSU apart to wire in the double-pole switch in the
mains input which the stupid manufacturers should have put in to start


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