powerdown

Csaba Henk ekho at renyi.hu
Wed Nov 20 11:39:58 PST 2002



On Mon, 18 Nov 2002, Reboant wrote:

> Csaba Henk wrote:
> 
> >On Mon, 18 Nov 2002, Simon Goodwin wrote:
> >
> >>but if i put the line 'append="apm=power-off"' into the lilo.conf, there
> >>aswell ist no change. it only workes if i give it at boot time. or is the
> >>line wrong?
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >Hmm, I dunno too much about LiLo, I use Grub (yet I neither know much
> >about Grub :-). With Grub I simply include the "apm=power-off" option in
> >menu.lst and it rocks. So if you cannot get on with LiLo, switching to
> >Grub might be a solution. 
> >
> >Csaba
> >
> >  
> >
> Just out of curiosity do you have ACPI enabled in the bios? I had the 
> same problem and it drove me nuts.After disabling it I was then able to 
> shutdown the system using apm without any having to add anything to 
> lilo.conf.This is just a simple sugestion and you've probably already 
> thought of it though.

If you ask _me_, the only APCI-related setting in my BIOS is the
following:

ACPI Suspend Type		S1(POS)

-- dunno what it means. Moreover, "Power Management Control by APM" is set
to YES. 

Csaba

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