I agree with Larry below. I think shutting down your "console" before
shutting down the main box is rather self defeating.
You say the linux box has the emulator? That linux box wouldn't by chance
be an HMC would it? If so, stop fighting it and learn how to use it. If
you need instructions in how to access it remotely to do all this stuff
let us know. I know that you probably came from wiring boards, card
readers and stuff but at some time you did learn to accept using a twinax
console. Well, the twinax's grandson has arrived and it's time to accept
it.

You also may wish to get the cable to hook up the E4A to the UPS signal
warning. Or, if you already have the UPS attached to some PC have that PC
communicate to IBM i to handle the power failure.

<snip>
If *I* was in a hurry to power a system down because it was super hot or
because the UPS was about to take leave, I would:

1) Set the system mode to Manual
- Up arrow to 2, then Enter
- Up arrow to A, B, or D with M
- Enter until back to 02.
2) Press the Power (White) button until I saw 0?
3) Release and then press the Power button again to confirm that I wand
the power off.
</snip>




Rob Berendt

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