Power switch not working

Robert Huff roberthuff at rcn.com
Sun Apr 7 04:24:14 UTC 2013

Polytropon writes:
>  > But running FreeBSD seems to
>  > cause it (the case power switch) to be ignored.
>  Check the BIOS settings, the switch should be programmed to
>  something like "soft power-off", it's "the other thing" to
>  whatever caption has been chosen for "immediately power
>  off" (forced by the 4 second press).

	Also make sure you are running the latest BIOS update, and that
this is not a known issue for the motherboard.
	(I have a FreeBSD-only system that cannot do "shutdown -r"
correctly.  If I ever figure out a way to flash the BIOS from within
FreeBSD ....)


				Robert Huff

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