>I've been running into problems with my machine locking up in X but
>however I have been unable to diagnose it because the Ctrl-Alt-Backspace
>key sequence kills my whole machine (i.e. powers it down).
>I've done some searching on google but haven't been able to find any
>references except a one errata note for Mandrake that mentions disabling
>the APIC which I tried and had no effect.
>The Ctrl-Alt-Backspace sequence will power down my machine at any point
>(BIOS Self-test, Grub, Console mode or X) but doesn't to it once Windows
>is running. I have a suspicion that this is ACPI related but even with
>acpi=off and apm=off flags is can still stop the box which can't be
>right. Any pointers? I stand ready to provide any additional data.
do you use an SIS-Board by any chance. The is a Bios-Option that powers
the system. Disabeling it had no affect on my mashine, but there may be
I was also told that resetting the Bios via jumper might help.
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