Random shutdowns

Kenneth Burgener kenneth at uvlug.org
Wed Mar 30 19:56:49 MST 2005


Bryan Sant wrote:
> Kenneth,
> 
> Do you have small children at home?  My son occasionally mashes the
> power button on my tower.  Due to power management support by the
> kernel, this executes poweroff and a graceful shutdown occurs.  It
> took me a while to figure out that he was the culprit.

Yeah, that is what I thought it was at first.  But then it has become so 
common that I can be staring right at the machine and watch it die. 
Also if I push the power button it does an immediate drop dead.  I would 
assume this means that power management is not installed.

Kenneth





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