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Old 12-20-2001, 02:09 AM   #1
da Perp
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My linux doesnt wanna seem to shut down by itself. whether i try halt, shutdoqwn -h now, poweroff, they all bring the system down o a halt but i have to push the power button myself. I know that this is a setting somewhere, but i dont know how to fix it. please tell me how. if it requires a kernel recompile that's fine, no problem, just help please.thnx in advance
Old 12-20-2001, 09:45 AM   #2
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first, see if your motherboard has Advanded power management enabled (and that it's ATX). then, compile (or insmod) APM into your kernel. there are a number of options in the compile stage, so read the docs.

what distro and version are u using?
Old 12-21-2001, 02:30 AM   #3
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thanx! piece of cake! a little time consuming cause ill have te recompile the option into the kernel, but still a piece of cake.


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