atx power off doesnt work

Anders Widman andewid at
Fri Oct 4 02:25:17 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.
> Cheers
> Jochen

It  did  not  work for me =(... And not all older systems do have ACPI
support either.

- Anders

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