Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 139211
acpi -- won't power down when shutdown -h now called
Last modified: 2015-01-04 17:12:04 EST
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Description of problem:
acpi services won't work.
computer won't turn itself off when I do a
shutdown -h now
system hault freezes the system, it won't shut itself off.
THis has worked fine in FC1 and 2, but not 3 for some reason
can't seem to figure out why
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
one that came with FC3
Steps to Reproduce:
2.shutdown -h now
Actual Results: system haults, but does not power down
Expected Results: should power itself down
I have the same problem, my motherboard is epox 8k9a2+ with latest bios.
Shutdown worked fine with fc2. I also tried different acpi suspend
types from the bios but with no success.
maybe related bug: 139284
I'm seeing the same problem. In my case, the last few lines of
console output are:
Power remains on, even though the system is now halted. The system
used to turn off the power just fine, right through Fedora Core 2.
This is a new regression in Fedora Core 3.
My motherboard is an ABIT KG7. I have an Athlon CPU with AMD-760 and
VIA VT82C686 chipsets. Kernel was booted with "acpi=on" on the
Bug #139402 may also be related.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 132761 ***
someone on the fedora mailing list sent me this: and it worked!
in grub.conf, add to the end of your kernel line,
suprisingly that fixed the problem. weird. I put it between
rhgb and quiet