Runlevels and poweroff

Allard Welter allard at
Sun Sep 26 04:56:53 PDT 2004

On Sunday 26 September 2004 03:28, Peter B. Steiger wrote:
> For some reason, that didn't work, although I did confirm that I have
> apm compiled into the kernel (without acpi) and apm enabled in BIOS. 
> But when I did a search for apm=power-off I did find a similar
> command for acpi, which is acpi=force.  I turned on acpi in BIOS,
> added the line to my lilo.conf, recompiled the kernel with acpi, and
> now it powers off just fine.  Thanks!

Just a cautious warning ... I had the same issues about a year ago and 
also ended up using force. However, this imposed a serious performance 
penalty. See /usr/src/linux-version/drivers/acpi/blacklist.c for a list 
of blacklisted boards.


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