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After HALT should cursor still flash?

Fri Jun 08, 2012 1:34 pm

Shutdown now -h

system halted
then cursor on next line keeps flashing (used to sometimes not flash)

Both Debian 19.04 and after rpi-update it has always stayed flashing.
Two R-Pi's tried.

After the HALT should cursor still flash?

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Re: After HALT should cursor still flash?

Fri Jun 08, 2012 1:38 pm

it may do - the flash aspect is done by the display no code is running
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Re: After HALT should cursor still flash?

Fri Jun 08, 2012 1:40 pm

When some devices halt they actually switch off the processor. The RaspPi doesn't; it seems to just go into a tight loop. The GPU will still be running.

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