Bug 125599 - System doesn´t power cycle down on halt or shutdow command
Summary: System doesn´t power cycle down on halt or shutdow command
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel   
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Version: 2.1
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Jim Paradis
QA Contact: Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-06-09 08:34 UTC by Busch Jan
Modified: 2013-08-06 01:07 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-12-05 21:54:01 UTC
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Description Busch Jan 2004-06-09 08:34:14 UTC
Description of problem:
If I do a shutdown -h now on my 2.1 ES machines the server doesn´t 
switch off. i have to do this manually

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Redhat Enterprise Linux 2.1 ES

How reproducible:
on every halt

Steps to Reproduce:
1. type halt
2. type enter
3. :-)
Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:

Comment 1 Richard Dale 2005-06-14 04:59:26 UTC
I have also noticed this on FC3 on my x86-64 system with kernel 2.6.11-
1.27_FC3.  It worked fine on FC3 2.6.19-1.667.  I have a Tyan S2882D (K8S Pro) 
motherboard which supports dual Opterons (currently one running).  BIOS v3.02 
and ACPI enabled.

I would suggest trying to enable ACPI in your BIOS, seeing if acpid is running 
(ps -eaf | grep acpi)

Comment 2 Jim Paradis 2005-12-05 21:54:01 UTC
RHEL2.1 has limited ACPI support, and shutdown in particular may not always work
on all platforms.  This issue is outside the scope of the current support status
for RHEL2.1.  No fix is planned.

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