atx power off doesnt work

Anders Widman andewid at
Fri Oct 4 02:11:04 PDT 2002

> hi
> tried to get atx power off to work...but nothing happens
> the following oprions are enabled in the kernel

> <*>   Advanced Power Management BIOS support                   
>   x x         [ ]     Ignore USER SUSPEND                                 x x   
>   x x         [*]     Enable PM at boot time                              x x   
>   x x         [ ]     Make CPU Idle calls when idle                       x x   
>   x x         [*]     Enable console blanking using APM                   x x   
>   x x         [*]     RTC stores time in GMT                              x x   
>   x x         [ ]     Allow interrupts during APM BIOS calls              x x   
>   x x         [*]     Use real mode APM BIOS call to power off            x x 

> are the settings correct? whats also needed ?  

I  have the same problem with and without the "real mode APM BIOS call
to power of". This is a bit annoying, especially when using laptops.

 - Anders

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