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Well I know the other ways to shutdown the conputer. I need to know about this. If it is possible in say, windoze then it "must" be possible in our Linux. A nifty feature for desktop users. Would not mind hibernating my system either. I am waiting for the SWAP "file" implementation of hibernation in Linux 2.6+.
If you have acpi enabled at boot (acpi=on kernel arguemnt) then all you have to do is get the acpi and acpid services running:
# chkconfig acpid on
# chkconfig acpi on
# service acpid start
# service acpi start
If you don't see any output when you start the acpid service then chances are acpid wasn't enabled at boot. Provided you have the suspend-scripts package then /etc/acpid/events/power should look something like this:
U were right hazza. I just had to enable the services and voila!
Can u trap the reboot button and do a proper reboot with a high priority interrupt or something? It might help when the computer hangs hopelessly(although a lot less for other people. I fiddle around a lot!)