Power Off after shutdown

Kevin Alm kevinalm at shenessex.heartland.net
Thu Jan 1 18:38:27 PST 2004


On Thursday 01 January 2004 12:45 pm, Elmar Athmer wrote:
> Hi
>
> > This is a prime
> > candidate for a
> > canned "read the
> > FAQ" response
> > (http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/faq.html#no-poweroff).
>
> I read the FAQ before I wrote the mail, but I was smart enough to know,
> that I have to activate APM in the Kernel/General Setup.
>
> >  I'd suggest
> > compiling APM support directly into the kernel (not as a module) and see
> > if that fixes things.
>
> No.
>
>  >  I assume here that you're doing a "shutdown -h
> >
> > now" to bring the box down, otherwise `shutdown` defaults to bringing it
> > down to runlevel 1 which won't shut the power off.
>
> I always used shutdown -h.
>
> I also tried halt -p and adding apm=on to the kernel paramenter, but
> still my system doesn't power off.
>
>
> Elmar

Try the kernel parameter apm=power_off in your lilo or grub.conf. That's what 
I had to use.  Kevin




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