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Old 07-02-2003, 02:04 AM   #1
Tim K.
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How to shutdown Red Hat 9.0 completely?


I am a Red hat 9.0 new comer.

How can I shut down Red Hat 9.0 completely via command line or shutdown menu.

I have Windows 2000 installed in this machine as well. When I shut down the W2K, it turns my computer off completely.

When I shut down with Red Hat 9.0, my computer switch light still on. I have to turn it off manually. Any ideas?

Thank you.

Tim K.
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Old 07-02-2003, 03:57 AM   #2
yetalu
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some old style motherboard doesn't support software poweroff your machine. so you should check this yourself.

anyway, i would use command line and type "poweroff"
 
Old 07-02-2003, 08:46 AM   #3
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as root type shudown -h now in the console then it should shut it down
 
Old 07-02-2003, 09:20 AM   #4
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I fixed it.

Thank you both. I checked the Bios and set the Power Management option to enable and now it is completely shut down.

Cheers!
 
  


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