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Re: [Xen-devel] [RFC][PATCH] allow dom0 to power off machine using ACPI

To: Harry Butterworth <harry@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, niv@xxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [RFC][PATCH] allow dom0 to power off machine using ACPI on shutdown.
From: Tristan Gingold <Tristan.Gingold@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 7 Apr 2006 07:56:03 +0100
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Le Jeudi 06 Avril 2006 20:36, Harry Butterworth a écrit :
> This is an evil little patch which allows my dom0 to power off the
> machine on shutdown successfully and doesn't break my domU shutdown
> behaviour.
> The #if bits are ugly and are present because pm_power_off is declared
> above in the same #if context, maybe they are not necessary.  I'm not
> sure about the solution for ia64.
On ia64, we don't xen/core/reboot.c.
The hypervisor is able to power off the machine.  The reason is simple: there 
is a call for that in EFI.


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