Shutdown problem

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Wed Feb 11 05:55:23 PST 2004

Vladimir Yourtaev <vyou at> writes:

> Help me resolve problem.
> My computer has ATX power unit.
> In BIOS ACPI i turned on. In the rc.conf
> apm_enable="YES"
> apmd_enable="YES"
> When i invoke comand "shutdown -p now" or "halt -p", 
> my computer doesn't switch off and says: "press any
> button to reboot".
> How i can switch off it.

Assuming you're running FreeBSD 4.9 (you didn't specify):
you need to enable the apm device in your kernel.

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