LinuxQuestions.org
Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware
User Name
Password
Linux - Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues.
Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 05-09-2003, 03:56 PM   #1
fysx
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Apr 2003
Distribution: Ubuntu
Posts: 11

Rep: Reputation: 0
how to auto powerdown at shutdown (slackware9.0)


Windows turns my computer off when I shut it down. Redhat and SuSE linux do the same, however, my slackware 9.0 only prints the final line 'Power Down' and then i have to manually turn the power off. Is there a way to configure the shutdown process in slackware so that it automatically powerdowns the computer when i choose to shut it down?

Thanks.
 
Old 05-09-2003, 04:19 PM   #2
Darkstar
Member
 
Registered: Jan 2002
Location: Elkton, MD
Distribution: Debian 3.1, SimplyMEPIS 3.3.1, Kanotix 2005-03
Posts: 91

Rep: Reputation: 15
What you need to do, I think, is to edit the /etc/rc.d/rc.modules file. Look for a line that says:
#/sbin/modprobe apm
Remove the #, reboot and you should be fine.

HTH
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
`shutdown -h now` won't powerdown fizzdandantilus SUSE / openSUSE 1 01-10-2005 05:14 PM
shutdown/powerdown in slack 10.0 Kelean Slackware 5 12-30-2004 07:02 PM
shutdown doesn't powerdown Ashearah Linux - Laptop and Netbook 2 11-17-2003 01:40 PM
Auto Shutdown k_ranju Linux - General 3 07-20-2003 05:43 AM
how to auto powerdown at shutdown fysx Linux - Software 1 05-09-2003 04:09 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:58 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration