Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 140199
Power off doesn't work on kernel-2.6.9-1.3_FC2
Last modified: 2015-01-04 17:12:39 EST
Description of problem:
The computer doesn't power off.i think it does all the necessary tasks
to shut down, but when the screen shows the final message after hd's
power off, it becomes halted.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 132761 ***
I don't want to be a trouble maker, but I don't believe this should be
closed, because it isn't realy a duplicate of 132761. They may be
related but not duplicates.
In FC2 with kernel 2.6.8-1.521 I had no problem with poweroff working
as expected every time. When I tried upgrading to the FC2
2.6.9-1.3_FC2 kernel or the 2.6.9-1.6_FC2 kernel the poweroff started
failing. So there is a specific difference between the 2.6.8 kernels
and the 2.6.9 kernels that broke poweroff on some systems.
I currently see this issue on My Sharp MM20 laptop with the Transmetta