Ubuntu + shutdown

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Mon May 5 03:09:49 UTC 2008

Ed Greshko wrote:

> tasos sarris wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I would appreciate your help in solving the following problem.
>> As soon as I shutdown the computer, the sysytem shuts itsself down.
>> BUT, if I hit any key, then the system powers itself on!
>> Is the any idea, I could modify the software, so the sysyem will remain
>> down!
> Sounds like a BIOS setting to me....

No, sounds like he isn't doing a shutdown, but ACPI "sleep".  Many machines
have sleep tied to the power butten by default.

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