ACPI: Computer not Shutting Off

I'm running Debian.  I recompiled the kernel to include ACPI, and I enabled ACPI in my Award BIOS.  However, when I tell the machine to shut down (using gdm), the screen goes blank but the machine keeps running.

I know that you will not be able to fully answer this question without first asking a few questions of me.  So I'm making this question worth extra points.

Thanks in advance.

michaeltk26Asked:
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gtkfreakCommented:
Looks like there is problem withyour BIOS supporting ACPI from the logs you have posted.
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gtkfreakCommented:
Check if you enable acpi daemon. To do so, login as root and give following command
# ntsysv
Check if acpi is checked. If not, then check it.

Alternatively, if you are using KDE, you can go through the Systems Settings Menu to check which services are running on your system.
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michaeltk26Author Commented:
Okay, I enabled the acpi daemon, but I am still having the same problem.
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gtkfreakCommented:
Which kernel are u using? AFAIK, kernel version 2.6.5 onwards has ACPI support built in and fully functional.
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wesly_chenCommented:
> Okay, I enabled the acpi daemon
Enable by ntsysv is for boot-up. You need to start the ACPI daemon and make sure it is running.
Or simply reboot to see the ACPI daemon is running or not.

Wesly
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michaeltk26Author Commented:
Yes, the ACPI daemon loads during boot.  The problem is being caused by something other than that.  Thanks for the suggestions, though.
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wesly_chenCommented:
Hi,

   Can you do
# dmesg | grep -i acpi
# grep -i acpi /var/log/messages
to see any error messages related to acpi? If there is any, then please post here so people can help on that.

Wesly
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michaeltk26Author Commented:
Now we're getting somewhere!  Here are the relevant lines from /var/log/messages:

Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel:  BIOS-e820: 000000001fff0000 - 000000001ffffc00 (ACPI data)
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel:  BIOS-e820: 000000001ffffc00 - 0000000020000000 (ACPI NVS)
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel: ACPI: RSDP (v000 PTLTD                                     ) @ 0x000f74b0
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel: ACPI: RSDT (v001 PTLTD    RSDT   0x06040000  LTP 0x00000000) @ 0x1fffd548
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel: ACPI: FADT (v001 TYAN   GUINNESS 0x06040000 PTEC 0x000f4240) @ 0x1ffffb2e
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel: ACPI: MADT (v001 PTLTD    APIC   0x06040000  LTP 0x00000000) @ 0x1ffffba2
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel: ACPI: DSDT (v001    AMD  AMDACPI 0x06040000 MSFT 0x0100000b) @ 0x00000000
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel: ACPI: LAPIC (acpi_id[0x00] lapic_id[0x01] enabled)
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel: ACPI: LAPIC (acpi_id[0x01] lapic_id[0x00] enabled)
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel: ACPI: LAPIC_NMI (acpi_id[0x00] high edge lint[0x1])
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel: ACPI: LAPIC_NMI (acpi_id[0x01] high edge lint[0x1])
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel: ACPI: IOAPIC (id[0x02] address[0xfec00000] gsi_base[0])
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel: ACPI: INT_SRC_OVR (bus 0 bus_irq 0 global_irq 2 high edge)
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel: Using ACPI (MADT) for SMP configuration information
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel: ACPI: Subsystem revision 20040326
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel:     ACPI-0352: *** Error: Looking up [Z00Q] in namespace, AE_NOT_FOUND
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel:     ACPI-1133: *** Error: Method execution failed [\_SB_.PCI0.ISA_.SIO_.COM1._STA] (Node dfe0d540), AE_NOT_FOUND
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel:     ACPI-0352: *** Error: Looking up [Z00Q] in namespace, AE_NOT_FOUND
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel:     ACPI-1133: *** Error: Method execution failed [\_SB_.PCI0.ISA_.SIO_.COM2._STA] (Node dfe0d3c0), AE_NOT_FOUND
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel:     ACPI-0352: *** Error: Looking up [Z00Q] in namespace, AE_NOT_FOUND
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel:     ACPI-1133: *** Error: Method execution failed [\_SB_.PCI0.ISA_.SIO_.LPT_._STA] (Node dfe0d1c0), AE_NOT_FOUND
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel: ACPI: Interpreter enabled
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel: ACPI: Using IOAPIC for interrupt routing
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel: ACPI: PCI Root Bridge [PCI0] (00:00)
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel: ACPI: PCI Interrupt Link [LNKA] (IRQs 3 5 10 11) *9
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel: ACPI: PCI Interrupt Link [LNKB] (IRQs 3 *5 10 11)
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel: ACPI: PCI Interrupt Link [LNKC] (IRQs 3 5 *10 11)
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel: ACPI: PCI Interrupt Link [LNKD] (IRQs 3 5 10 *11)
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel:     ACPI-0352: *** Error: Looking up [Z00Q] in namespace, AE_NOT_FOUND
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel:     ACPI-1133: *** Error: Method execution failed [\_SB_.PCI0.ISA_.SIO_.COM1._STA] (Node dfe0d540), AE_NOT_FOUND
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel:     ACPI-0352: *** Error: Looking up [Z00Q] in namespace, AE_NOT_FOUND
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel:     ACPI-1133: *** Error: Method execution failed [\_SB_.PCI0.ISA_.SIO_.COM2._STA] (Node dfe0d3c0), AE_NOT_FOUND
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel:     ACPI-0352: *** Error: Looking up [Z00Q] in namespace, AE_NOT_FOUND
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel:     ACPI-1133: *** Error: Method execution failed [\_SB_.PCI0.ISA_.SIO_.LPT_._STA] (Node dfe0d1c0), AE_NOT_FOUND
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel: PCI: Using ACPI for IRQ routing
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel: ACPI: PCI interrupt 0000:00:07.4[D] -> GSI 19 (level, low) -> IRQ 19
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel: ACPI: PCI interrupt 0000:00:0a.0[A] -> GSI 18 (level, low) -> IRQ 18
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel: ACPI: PCI interrupt 0000:00:0c.0[A] -> GSI 16 (level, low) -> IRQ 16
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel: ACPI: PCI interrupt 0000:00:0d.0[A] -> GSI 17 (level, low) -> IRQ 17
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel: ACPI: PCI interrupt 0000:01:05.0[A] -> GSI 18 (level, low) -> IRQ 18
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel: ACPI: PCI interrupt 0000:00:0d.0[A] -> GSI 17 (level, low) -> IRQ 17
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel: ACPI: PCI interrupt 0000:00:0c.0[A] -> GSI 16 (level, low) -> IRQ 16
Nov  4 21:36:59 localhost kernel: ACPI: PCI interrupt 0000:00:07.4[D] -> GSI 19 (level, low) -> IRQ 19
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wesly_chenCommented:
Hi,

   2 other things to check:
1. Check the latest BIOS update.
2. Check the newer version of kernel.

Wesly
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michaeltk26Author Commented:
The BIOS and the kernel are the most recent version.  I updated them both last week.

Thank you.
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gtkfreakCommented:
which version of linux kernel and distro?
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michaeltk26Author Commented:
It's Debian, kernel 2.6.8 (i386).  Also, I have a Tyan Tiger MP motherboard (dual AMD).
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