server ignores power button

Bug #35937 reported by Carl Karsten on 2006-03-22
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Bug Description

Dell Dimension XPS T800r (PIII cpu)

daily dapper live cd from march 5 respopnds to the power button: (calls a script that shuts down correctly)

daily dapper-server today doesn't react to the power button at all.

Sitsofe Wheeler (sitsofe) wrote :

For power button events to be picked up the acpid package has to be installed and also enabled (so /usr/sbin/acpid should has to be started too).

Can you indicate whether /usr/sbin/acpid is running on your server?

Carl Karsten (carlfk) wrote :

ls: /usr/sbin/acpid: No such file or directory
juser@yate1:~/yate$ sudo find / -name acpid

I suppose a server shouldn't be turned off? ;)

Sitsofe Wheeler (sitsofe) wrote :

Hmm you might want to appeal to the powers that be to include this. I don't know which meta package controls server installations though (perhaps ubuntu-standard?)

Carthik Sharma (carthik) wrote :

Do you still have the same issue with the latest Edgy beta release? Please let us know, thanks.

Carl Karsten (carlfk) wrote :

juser@yate2:~$ ls /usr/sbin/acpid
ls: /usr/sbin/acpid: No such file or directory
juser@yate2:~$ pgrep acpid

but... I can see that acpid isn't 'needed' for what u-server should give you. so to me this bug can be rejected.

Sitsofe Wheeler (sitsofe) wrote :

Pushing back to unconfirmed (although Carl didn't explictly mention Edgy or Feisty in the feedback)

Carl Karsten (carlfk) wrote :

given noone has sugested that u-s should include this feature, I don't think it should either. u-s is a platform for building a functioning machine. if you want this, you need to install it.

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