Björn Lindberg d95-bli at nada.kth.se
Thu Feb 8 08:43:44 PST 2001

On Wed, 7 Feb 2001, Gerard Beekmans wrote:

> On February  7, 2001 06:59 am, Björn Lindberg wrote:

> > One annoying thing though, is that on shutdown the software power off
> > mechanism doesn't work. I thought that the newer kernels did this
> > automatically if you give the -p to halt. Has anybody got it to work
> > with a new 2.4.0 kernel?
> You need power management enabled in the kernel. Besides that, you have to
> disable SMP (it's enabled by default) if you don't have a dual cpu system.
> There are two power management options in the kernel. Try one of the two. If
> one doesn't work try the other one.

This doesn't work! I have disabled SMP, and I've tried enabling the
APM option. I have also tried an option under APM that is supposed to
be a fix for a faulty BIOS. I think it was called 'real mode APM
power off' or semething like that.


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