[Discussion] how to implement external power down for ARM
arnd at arndb.de
Thu May 7 01:55:41 PDT 2015
On Thursday 07 May 2015 10:39:35 Shannon Zhao wrote:
> On 2015/5/6 15:29, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> > On Wednesday 06 May 2015 14:56:58 Shannon Zhao wrote:
> >> On 2015/5/5 19:13, Shannon Zhao wrote:
> >> Jan 01 00:01:02 localhost systemd: Starting Login Service...
> >> Jan 01 00:01:07 localhost systemd: Started Login Service.
> >> Jan 01 00:01:07 localhost systemd-logind: Watching system buttons
> >> on /dev/input/event0 (gpio-keys)
> >> Jan 01 00:01:07 localhost systemd-logind: New seat seat0.
> >> Jan 01 00:01:25 localhost systemd-logind: New session c1 of user root.
> >> Visit https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/systemd/+bug/1347776 for
> >> details.
> > How about Ubuntu or Debian releases that do not use systemd?
> > I guess we should check with a Debian Wheezy or Ubuntu Trusty release.
> > My guess is that it will work fine, but some minor adjustment might
> > be needed.
> Hi Arnd,
> If the Debian Wheezy or Ubuntu Trusty release doesn't use systemd, what
> user space process do they use to handle the input device event?
I don't really know, there are probably multiple tools available, but
they might not be installed by default
> I tried Ubuntu Trusty from Christoffer, when typing "system_powerdown"
> on QEMU monitor, "cat /dev/input/event0 | hexdump" shows the event is
> triggered but the guest doesn't poweroff.
Can you try installing acpid by running 'sudo apt-get install acpid' in
the image? I suspect it should just work by scanning the event devices
even in the absence of ACPI on the platform.
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