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Bug 81692

Summary: After shutdown: there is the text Power Down on my screen, but the computer doesn't realy powerdown.
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Need Real Name <e.d.grootjans>
Component: kernelAssignee: Arjan van de Ven <arjanv>
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG QA Contact: Brian Brock <bbrock>
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Description Need Real Name 2003-01-12 21:39:53 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows 98; WMM)

Description of problem:
After shutdown: there is the text Power Down on my screen, but the computer 
doesn't realy powerdown
On Win XP (my second bootoption) is the machine realy going down and out.

On an older machine with Linux and win98 it is realy going down and out, by 
both Linux and Windows

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Doesnot matter, every shutdown. Does make no difference commandline or 
XWindows
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Actual Results:  text: Power down at bottem line of screen.

Expected Results:  Really a powerdown (and out)

Additional info:

Comment 1 Alan Cox 2003-06-08 16:25:23 UTC
Linux relies on the BIOS for this. If the BIOS supports ACPI powerdown but not
APM powerdown this is what would be expected.