[lug] Crash during shutdown

Nate Duehr nate at natetech.com
Thu Aug 31 10:26:54 MDT 2000

I got rid of a similar crash by simply recompiling the kernel with APM
support and turning it ON.   :)


On Thu, Aug 31, 2000 at 02:01:51PM +0200, Giuliano Rescaldani wrote:
> Hi Calvin,
> >>On my fresly installed Red Hat 6.2, eveything works
> >>fine. When I shutdown the box, all the procrsses are brought
> >>down correctly but at the very last steps, just after
> >>the "power down" message, it crashes.
> >>
> >>I think this happens because the OS tries to switch off
> >>the PC but fails there. The APM is completely disabled
> >>at bios level and the AMPD deamon is not started.
> >> (I would like the OS doesn't try at all to manage power).
> > What motherboard are you using?
> > I've seen this behavior on the Tyan S1590.
> This is an HP Vectra VE, (Pentimm 166).
> I agree it is something strange on the Motherboard or better in the BIOS,
> but I wonder how to convince Linux to completely ignore the APM and not to
> try to power off the box!
> Giuliano
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