jordan.crouse at amd.com
Sun Nov 18 05:55:03 CET 2007
On 17/11/07 21:45 -0700, Jordan Crouse wrote:
> On 18/11/07 03:18 +0100, Peter Stuge wrote:
> > On Sat, Nov 17, 2007 at 09:14:46PM -0500, Tom Sylla wrote:
> > > > Does anyone know what can be done to appease the hardware into
> > > > _not_ shutting down even though pwrbtn is held pressed from boot?
> > >
> > > See this:
> > > http://www.linuxbios.org/pipermail/linuxbios/2007-October/025978.html
> > > and its thread.
> > Thanks for even digging it up for me!
> > > LB is programming the power button to shut down after 4 seconds. If
> > > you don't want it to shut down *don't do that* :)
> > Check. :)
> > I think I will add a new option for this.
> Be careful with that - the failsafe is generally considered be a pretty
> valuable addition. I can't think of any pratical reasons why you would
> want to not have the failsafe.
I stand corrected - there are indeed some good reasons why you want the
power button wired to ground. Carry on.
Systems Software Development Engineer
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
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