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Re: Current on a Dell OptiPlex 760

On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 08:36:03PM +1300, Mark Davies wrote:
> 1) When you "halt -p", file systems unmount, kernel prints
>       acpi0: entering state 5
> but it never powers off.

If you boot single user and then do "sysctl -w machdep.acpi.sleep_state=5",
does it power off?

(I have a machine that does this too and the trick works - haven't managed to
debug what pmf hook blocks the real power-off yet, as this is a server and
can't be powered off randomly)


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