halt / poweroff

Jochen Schröder jschrod at uni-muenster.de
Sun Nov 17 07:52:10 PST 2002


DJ Lucas wrote:
> Nils Holland wrote:
> 
>>Hi folks,
>>
>>So - has someone else already had problems like that, and probably
>>even a solution?
>>
>>Greetings
>>Nils
> 
> 
> Hi Nils,
> 
> Yep...seen it a couple of times.  Most likely this will fix it....Double
> check your kernel config and make sure under APM options that "Use real-mode
> BIOS call for power off" is disabled.  This option is for old hardware that
> had buggy APM.  Beyond that, I know the scripts work just fine so I'd still
> imagine it's a problem with your kernel config.  If that is not the prob,
> post back the relevant parts of APM from your kernel config.
> 
> DJ
> 
Other solution, if your computer is fairly new, disable all APM-support 
in the kernel and enable ACPI, that's what I did.
Cheers
Jochen



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