Subject: Re: halt -p
To: None <>
From: Bernd Ernesti <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/02/2007 08:13:29
On Wed, May 02, 2007 at 10:29:47AM +1200, Mark Davies wrote:
> Hi,
>    still trying to get my laptop sorted after an upgrade from 4.99.9 
> to 4.99.18.  One remaining niggle: halt -p used to do the right thing 
> (shut the machine down and power it off) but after the upgrade I 
> think the system halts, the screen certainly goes blank _but_ the 
> power LED (and fan?) stays on.  Any ideas?

I guess you have to blame ACPI which is now the default.