Monitor Power-Button on box for save shutdown

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Orpheus
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Monitor Power-Button on box for save shutdown

Post by Orpheus » Wed Apr 06, 2005 3:44 pm

Hey!
I'm not sure, if I'm right here, but anyways... (Not a bad start for 1st posting, heh? :wink: )

Are you able to monitor the Powerbutton of the XBox (Is it ACPI-compliant?) and prevent the box from powering off immediately, and the going through a save shutdown?

I think, if the Box is ACPI-Compliant, I will manage to do this.... just have to wait, until my Pro-installation finishes (hehe, 1 1.4 GHz Pentium-M and 1 2GHz Pentium-M are doing the work through distcc, works pretty good) and then I will make a backup of my GentooX installation and then I will see, if I cannot get the damn bitch to shutdown cleanly...
I'll bee back soon, reporting, what I was able to do... :wink:

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Post by ShALLaX » Wed Apr 06, 2005 9:11 pm

Unfortunately, its not possible since the xbox doesnt have ACPI at all - the power button sends no interrupts it just turns off.
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Post by Orpheus » Thu Apr 07, 2005 8:37 pm

Hmpf... unfortunatelly this is what i found out during the last night... :evil:

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