Subject: Re: What happened to shutdown -p?
To: None <>
From: Karl Janmar <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/11/2003 21:32:12
My laptop (IBM Thinkpad) is shuting down complete sometimes...(I am
using APM),
most of the time it's turn off the power to the LCD and the harddrive but
the power button is still on. I am using current 1.6O.

Regards, Karl.

On Tue, 11 Mar 2003, Dave Huang wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 11, 2003 at 04:40:46PM +0100, Miguel Mendez wrote:
> > After upgrading from 1.6O to 1.6P, shutdown -p now no longer powers off
> > my box. Were some big/important ACPI changes committed during this time? Has
> > anyone else seen this?
> Yeah, same here... although I was thinking an earlier version of 1.6P did
> power off my Inspiron 8000. I notice that after doing a shutdown -p now
> and getting the "syncing disks..." message, it hangs there, but I can
> tap the power button to turn off the computer. (Unlike when NetBSD is up
> and running, where I have to hold down the power button for 5 seconds if
> I really wanted to power off).
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