Subject: Re: What happened to shutdown -p?
To: Karl Janmar <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Lennart Augustsson <email@example.com>
Date: 03/12/2003 06:51:49
I stopped using 'shutdown -p' on my laptop with ACPI.
Yes, it shut it down. So much that it could not be started again.
The only way to start it was to unplug the battery for a while.
Karl Janmar wrote:
>My laptop (IBM Thinkpad) is shuting down complete sometimes...(I am
>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.
>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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