[parisc-linux] Power button on 712

Jan-Benedict Glaw jbglaw@lug-owl.de
Thu, 22 Nov 2001 14:53:04 +0100

On Thu, 2001-11-22 15:48:41 +0200, Kaj-Michael Lang <milang@tal.org>
wrote in message <003801c1735c$6581b7b0$56dc10c3@amos>:
> This might sound really strange but anyway:
> Should the power button work under Linux ?
> Even after halting I need to pull the cord to get my machine to power down,
> as it won't respond to the the power button.

During initialisation of hardware (the front LED is blinking) you
can "easily" switch off the machine. But, after the OS was started,
it's not such a good idea to allow an user to simply fiddle with
the BRS (-> big red switch). Try to /sbin/poweroff or to /sbin/halt
your box and try again:-)


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