unattaching the power cable cause laptop could not shutdown

Mel fbsd.questions at rachie.is-a-geek.net
Sat Feb 2 15:22:59 PST 2008

On Saturday 02 February 2008 23:51:01 Kemian Dang wrote:

> I am running FB7-rc1 on a HP/Compaq laptop. I find if I unplug the
> power cable and let it use the battery, it will become slow, and
> recover when plug in the power cable.

That's a feature, not a bug. The cpu frequency scales, see cpufreq(4) for more 

> But when I shutdown the 
> computer, it will halt on the first stage and can not be shutdown.

How do you shutdown?
If shutdown -p NOW doesn't work, try shutdown -h NOW and press the power 


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