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SubjectRe: How to Power off with ACPI/APM?
On  4 Jan, Michael D. Crawford wrote:

> I got the message "Power Down" but my system stayed on and I was still
> in my shell.

> I'm using the binary of halt that came with Slackware 7.1. Do I need
> to update any of my executable programs to work with the new kernel?
> The only thing I've done is installed the latest modutils. I did
> download the latest util-linux from but this didn't appear
> to have the same program Slackware uses - there's a shutdown program,
> but on slackware I think shutdown is a script and there's a halt
> binary with reboot symlinked to it.

Try the different APM options in the kernel. One will for sure work
with your system.



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