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Old 08-22-2005, 08:26 AM   #1
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shell command to shutdown linux OS

Hello All

Can sombody tell me the command to shutdown the linux os

it tired shutdown -h now

init 0


all of these stop after the message "power down" I think this is the last message.

actually what Iam looking as command to shutdown the ATx box similar to shutdown in windows .
which actually powers off it then you have again press power on button to boot the machine
Old 08-22-2005, 08:43 AM   #2
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do you have a kernel with ACPI configured?
that's what you need.

try acpi="yes" on your grub/LILO

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You could also use apm as power managment.

/sbin/modprobe apm
/usr/sbin/apmd &

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After you have acpi installed and configured, you can use something like acpid to have your system shutdown when you press the powerbutton.


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