Subject: Re: Powerdown not working
To: Daniel Herman <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/04/2002 12:08:21
On Mon, 4 Nov 2002, Daniel Herman wrote:

>    I am running NetBSD 1.6 on an IBM Aptiva 2158-240 (K6-2 CPU).  When I
> perform a 'shutdown -p now' the machine will only halt, not powerdown.
> This is an ATX motherboard which does powerdown under Windows.  Does
> anyone have any suggestions?

It works for me with an Aptiva 2170-175, which is possibly the same
motherboard. Do you have "apm0" in your kernel config, and is it
probed at start-up, like so?

    # grep apm /var/run/dmesg.boot
    apm0 at mainbus0: Power Management spec V1.2