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Re: ACPI and kernel 2.6.9-1.6.FC2



On Fri, 03 Dec 2004 07:27:29 -0500, Jim Cornette <fc-cornette insight rr com> wrote:

Wong Kwok-hon wrote:
On Thu, 2 Dec 2004 17:36:25 -0600 (CST), Satish Balay <balay fastmail fm> wrote:

On Fri, 3 Dec 2004, Wong Kwok-hon wrote:




On Thu, 02 Dec 2004 14:15:48 -0500, Efthym <efthym gmx net> wrote:

Hi all,
I am running FC2 on an IBM T21. I updated from the 2.6.8-1.521 to
2.6.9-1.6.FC2 kernel. Now the computer doesn't shutdown and stays at the
"system halted". This used to work with the 2.6.8. I still haven't tried
suspending which again used to work fine.
Has something changed in the new kernel ?



Seem that something has changed in 2.6.9 because it is not a problem in 2.6.8
Because I can't poweroff the machine even the faq or other option
sugguested apm=off acpi=off.... etc.

Why use 'apm=off?. I use 'acpi=off' (i.e apm=on) - and no problems with shutdown on a T40/FC3. But things could be different on T21/FC2.

Sorry, I don't know why and some people tell me it work and one new
answer to me is acpi=on and hasn't test it work or not...
I wonder why the above off option works in others but not work in mine....
Ringo



This issue needs to be resolved. I use acpi=on and the shutdown used t work with eqarlier kernels. For now, I just hold in the power button to turn off the computer on shutdown.


What broke it and why it is taking so long for a remedy is beyond my understanding.

Jim


I agree Jim. What machine you have the problems on? Is the situation the same as mine ?(problems statred after 2.6.9 kernel?)

Best Regards

Efthym


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