Subject: Re: kern/37506: Have to hold power button for 5 seconds to turn off
To: None <gnats-bugs@NetBSD.org>
From: Jared D. McNeill <email@example.com>
Date: 12/09/2007 09:05:34
On Sun, 9 Dec 2007, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> 1.) # halt
> 2.) Wait for "The operating system has halted"
> 3.) Press power button (no response)
> 4.) Press and hold power button for 5 seconds (turns off)
This is expected behaviour. Have you tried 'halt -p'? From the man page:
-p Attempt to powerdown the system. If the powerdown fails, or the
system does not support software powerdown, the system will halt.
This option is only valid for halt.