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Old 05-11-2003, 04:37 PM   #1
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Angry apm screwed up after upgrade

I upgraded to Redhat 9 from Redhat 8.

in rh 8 when i typed in the command "poweroff" the computer shutdown everything and turned itself off.

but that funktion doesen't work in redhat 9. after the upgrade and i havent touched the bios settings?

very irritating.

whats wrong?

Old 05-11-2003, 05:26 PM   #2
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in your module configuration file (/etc/modules, /etc/modules.conf) add

apm power_off=1

BTW, I'd stay at Debian and wouldn't go by RedHat ... just a personal opinioun though after switching from RedHat :-)


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