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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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