atx power off doesnt work

Gregory Davis GregDavis at
Fri Oct 4 16:55:46 PDT 2002

julius junghans wrote:

> 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 ?

You also need to enable APM in the BIOS.  See if it is or not, You can 
enable APM and then disable suspending if you have problems with that.

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