Power Off with ATX board won't work...

nawcom nawcom at nawcom.no-ip.com
Thu Aug 11 14:55:49 GMT 2005

does your computer use acpi instead of apm?
if so add $acpi_load to your loader.conf file, and comment out the apm 
line in your kernel config file.

I got a cheap 366 cyrix box and that does the job for me.


Warren Block wrote:

> On Thu, 11 Aug 2005, Christian Tischler wrote:
>> Hi,
>> my FreeBSD 4.9 box (old, but rock solid, and as there are no security
>> concerns I do not intend to update it) has to be shut down every night
>> to reduce energy costs. But after shutdown is complete I get the "hit
>> any button to reboot" or so screen, but the atx power supply does not
>> turn off. This is rather anoying. I have compiled in all the relevant
>> stuff into the kernel but somehow I have missed something and google was
>> not very helpfull, too.
>> My question would be what I could have missed, and if this could be a
>> hardeware problem? It is an old 1.xGhz amd box, so nothing fancy here.
> Do you have apm_enable="YES" in /etc/rc.conf and 'device apm' in your 
> kernel config?
> -Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
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