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SubjectRe: How to Power off with ACPI/APM?

On 2001.01.05 J . A . Magallon wrote:
>
> >
> > Either way you need the userspace daemon running to actually do
> > anything. Even my notebook's key for toggling full-screen vs
> > un-expanded display on the lcd does nothing unless apmd or acpid
> > as applicable are running....
> >

I forgot it. If you just want to power-off:
- activate APM in the BIOS
- activate APM in kernel

I have an SMP box, so APM does not work fully, but just power-off works.
So if for any reason you box says is not capable of doing APM, add this
to lilo.conf:
append="apm=power-off"
so at least this will work.

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Linux werewolf 2.2.19-pre6 #1 SMP Wed Jan 3 21:28:10 CET 2001 i686

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