Shutdown: i must press a key to poweroff.

NoOp glgxg at
Mon Dec 22 17:15:06 UTC 2008

On 12/22/2008 04:33 AM, Carl Friis-Hansen wrote:
> Carl Friis-Hansen wrote:

>> It is a wild guess, but what if the ACPI powers down the IDE and 
>> therefore leaving the OS unable to check if *all* IDE devices really are 
>> down?
>> At least, if this error message is the same on your computer, it should 
>> give us an idea where to search.
> Interesting reading:
> Some ideas and work arounds in:

Had this issue several rev's back on an old Clevo (Lapnote) laptop:

Note: I only had to do the:

sudo gedit /etc/modules. Add the following line, then save:
apm power_off=1

And filed for hardy:

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