Power Off after shutdown

Matthew Burgess matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Jan 2 03:54:49 PST 2004


On Fri, 02 Jan 2004 12:50:14 +0100
Jeroen Coumans <jeroen at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:

> Hi Elmar Athmer. You said the following on 01/01/04 19:45:
> > I also tried halt -p and adding apm=on to the kernel paramenter, but
> > 
> > still my system doesn't power off.
> 
> Perhaps your system uses ACPI, try enabling that.
> 
> FWIW I'm expanding the FAQ entry, based on the outcome of this 
> discussion. Please tell me if this information is sufficient for 
> enabling it in your case. The new text will become something like
> this:
> <snip>

Looks good so far - maybe it's worth adding a bit of clarification that
either APM *or* ACPI be enabled in the kernel, but definitely *not* both
at the same time - this has been known to cause problems such as neither
actually taking effect.

Cheers,

Matt.



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