atx power off doesnt work

Jochen Schröder jschrod at
Fri Oct 4 02:21:05 PDT 2002

Am Fre, 2002-10-04 um 11.12 schrieb julius junghans:
> 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 had the same problem. I enabled ACPI support and disabled APM and the
problem went away.

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