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Re: Current on a Dell OptiPlex 760

On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 04:58:51PM +0700, Robert Elz wrote:
>     Date:        Thu, 27 Nov 2008 08:46:06 +0000 (GMT)
>     From:        Stephen Borrill <>
>     Message-ID:  
> <>
>   | I'm having the same problem with 5.0_BETA on an EeePC 900 (and so is 
> Jared 
>   | on a 1000HA).
> Actually, from the symptoms, my guess is that you're not - it's just
> that from a distant view of what is happening the results appear to
> be the same.
> For both Mark's Dell and the Vaio I'm testing on, it appears as if
> acpi would properly shut down the system if only we ever get to tell
> it to do so - the shutdown sequence looks to be being blocked
> somewhere, we just need to work out where.
> For you and Jared, it seems as if ACPI shutdown isn't functioning
> correctly when asked.
> That may be for Arnaud Lacombe too, the symptoms he described are kind
> of weird, it isn't clear to me what happened there.
> The "power button doesn't work" he described affects the Vaio too,
> powerd never gets events from the buttons or lid switch.   That one
> I am assuming is some different problem (and probably relates in some
> way to the magic "sony" device that Vaio's support).  That's much
> less important as well.

For me it doesn't shutdown either. Fans are running and power led still
is lit. This is ThinkPad R50e. It doesn't work with either current (as
of 5.99.5) and 5.0BETA. It stopped working somewhere between 4.99.72 and


Daniel Horecki

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