[conspire] (forw) Re: [ILUG] SLED10 review, hmmm, wireless lan so easy>?

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Mon Jun 19 14:46:13 PDT 2006

Quoting Daniel Gimpelevich (daniel at gimpelevich.san-francisco.ca.us):

> You were never required to yank the battery. Press and hold the power
> button to force power off.

Yes, and when that _doesn't_ work, as was the case in the cited
instance, one's only fallback is to yank the battery.

I infer from that and similar experiences that the five-second
power-button shutoff function must be in part software driven.

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