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SubjectRe: poweroff problem
On Sun, 6 Apr 2003 15:58:14 +0200 "Udo A. Steinberg" <> wrote:
> It's not a BIOS problem here. halt works pretty well with Linux-2.5.66 here.
> It's most likely an ACPI problem. What happens here is that the code to power
> down actually does not manage to turn the machine off, instead after a while
> the NMI watchdog kicks in and the kernel oopses.

I was asuming the original report was from a kernel using APM not ACPI.
Did 2.4.2 have ACPI?

Stephen Rothwell APM Maintainer
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