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    SubjectRe: Any hope of fixing shutdown power off for SMP?

    On 2002.10.20 Jurriaan wrote:
    >From: Bill Davidsen <>
    >Date: Sat, Oct 19, 2002 at 03:40:22PM -0400
    >> I've beaten this dead horse before, but it still irks me that Linux can't
    >> power down an SMP system. People claim that it can't be done safely, but
    >> maybe somone can reverse engineer NT if we aren't up to the job.
    >I'm trying to find out the same. So far:

    There are patches both in the -ac and -aa tree to make smp kernels shut
    down properly, even to support full APM if you have enough luck. shutdown
    works fine on my smp box...

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