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Old 10-14-2003, 06:49 AM   #1
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Mandrake shutdown

Im running Mandrake 9.1. everything has been fine for upto now. But now when I try to shutdown from KDE the machine closes fine then hours later reboots itself.

The last lnes output during the shutdown sequence are:
power down

Is this right? if not how do I change it?
Old 10-14-2003, 07:28 AM   #2
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You need to enable apm or another power mode to have you machine shutdown when shutting down, etc.
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Thanks for the reply.
Next question.
How do i do that, is it a built in service or do I have to download it?

You may have guessed I am a newbie
Old 10-14-2003, 10:51 AM   #4
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in the "services" bit of mandrake control cnetre, make sure apmd is set to load at boot time. if it's not listed, try
# urpmi apmd
also, i have this problem on one machine, it's occasional and I tend to just shut down and kill the mains switch when linux says "power down" - it ain't ever done me no harm...but then that PC's PSU is pretty screwed up, and it is rather broken...also the only machine in my house with windoze as well...


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