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SubjectRe: Power off NOT working, kernel 2.4.16

On Wed, 16 Jan 2002 23:45:00 +0200
Joonas Koivunen <> wrote:
> APM poweroff has actually been working with this computer, back when we
> used 2.0.36 type kernels, and that one was possibly redhat patched or
> something else, and windowses knew also how to poweroff, with mainboards
> drivers. APM poweroff seized to operate when I switched to 2.2 serie
> kernels.

Have you checked your /etc/[rc.d/]init.d/halt script to make sure
that it is passing the "-p" option to "halt"? This was a change
between the 2.0 and 2.2 kernels i.e. powerdown became separate
from halt.

Stephen Rothwell
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