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Re: [vox-tech] a reboot powers off machine
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Re: [vox-tech] a reboot powers off machine



On Tue, Dec 09, 2008 at 09:58:59PM -0500, David Rosenstrauch wrote:
> Scott Miller wrote:
> > Issuing 'sudo reboot', 'init 6', 'shutdown -r now', etc. powers off
> > the machine. No reboot. At the end, the last message I see is:
> > 
> > Will now Halt
> 
> > Maybe this thing is too old to have proper power management?
> > 
> > Scott
> 
> That would be my guess.  i.e., machine is too old to use ACPI or APM on it.
> 
> DR
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Yeah, I think it is either ACPI or APM. I remember I had a 486
with APM and playing with this. Maybe try compiling the kernel
with one compiled in and not the other?
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