Power Off after shutdown

Remco remco at d-compu.dyndns.org
Thu Jan 1 13:45:00 PST 2004

Elmar Athmer wrote:

> Hi!
> My LFS Systems works all in all, but there is one annoying thing about it:
> If I shutdown my system doesn't power off.
> I've got a Debian Woody system running, that is shutting down WITH power
> off, after I activated APM-Support (as Module), I configured the
> APM-Section in the LFS-kernel same as in Debian, but LFS doesn't want to
> power off.
> Of course I modprobed the apm module.
> The only thing I could think of is that I have to modprobe apm at
> boottime. I added it to /etc/modules.
> Because I found out that a script has to read /etc/modules and modprobe it
> (I never thought about how might do this, until it didn't work on LFS), I
> used the modutiles script from Debian.
> It is started in /etc/rc.d/rcsysinit.d/S41modutils.
> So what can I do to let power off the PC after shutdown?
> Elmar

You could try: modprobe apm power_off=1

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