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IPCop shutdown with power button

Posted 08-22-2006 at 11:23 AM by trainpic

I recently installed ipcop on an older Gateway desktop to firewall our new broadband connection. This computer has no keyboard, monitor or mouse. So, without logging remotely, how do you implement a clean shutdown??

I found a clever hack on a german IPCop forum. (Hooray for Google Translate).

Add the following lines to /etc/rc.d/rc.local:
if grep -q "^button" /etc/modules; then
  head -1 /etc/acpi/event | grep
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Configuring a Small Home Network, Part 1

Posted 02-25-2006 at 06:16 PM by trainpic

I am starting this blog a little late in the initial configuration, so I will update you on what I have currently:
-5 Port Linksys 10/00 Switch
-HP Visualize X-Class workstation acting as server.
-Gateway 1GHZ PC
-Compaq Presario 710 Laptop
-Playstation 2
-2 laptops and a desktop upstairs with internet connections but no current way to connect to the network
-DHCP and DNS running, attempted to setup ddns but currently no sucess. server has...
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