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SubjectRe: Lockup with 2.4.9-ac10 on Athlon
In article <> you write:
| On Sun, 9 Sep 2001, Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams wrote:
| > On Sun, 9 Sep 2001, Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams wrote:
| >
| > I have solved the problem. It had to do with the setting of
| > CONFIG_APM_REAL_MODE_POWER_OFF. It has to be on in my case.
| >
| > Is there any time when this option _has_ to be off?
| Sigh. I apologize. This did _not_ work. Does anyone else have any hoops for me
| to jump through?

Look for BIOS updates. I have a BP6 (dual Celeron) system, and I am
really disappointed that the only way I can power it down under software
control is to boot to another o/s. You may be able to get a BIOS which

Note: if you have SMP and the kernel insists on disabling power off
(like it's not thread safe or something?) you can use "lilo -R" to boot
a uni kernel and then shut down.

bill davidsen <>
"If I were a diplomat, in the best case I'd go hungry. In the worst
case, people would die."
-- Robert Lipe
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