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Re: how to shut down NetBSD.

On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 03:56:42PM +0100, Hugo Silva wrote:
> Anders Lindgren wrote:
> >On Sat, 14 Aug 2010, Thomas Mueller wrote:
> >
> >>
> >>What I see in shutdown.png (URL above) looks normal to me.  I've
> >>had that happen to me, but don't remember which NetBSD version
> >>it was.
> >
> >While on the subject, I have since the upgrade to 5.0_STABLE (and
> >onwards on the -5 branch to _RC1) suffered occasional failures to
> >actually power off (using poweroff or shutdown -p) my nForce4
> >chipset amd64 x2 box.
> >
> >Every once in a while it gets stuck in limbo instead; it shows all
> >signs of powering off, including the "going to acpi mode 5" (or
> >whatever it is) message on the console before the screen goes
> >blank. But the hard disks and fans never turn off. I can't
> >remember if the chassis power-on LED stays on, too. It is as if
> >the box powers off everything but the fans and the hard disks,
> >which keep spinning.
> >
> >Anyone else seen this?
> >
> >Best regards,
> >ali:)
> >
> "Me too"

Oh dear: "Me too"
-current/i386 intel ICH6 chipset

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