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How to perform hard reset without power button ?
« on: April 20, 2014, 06:42:15 PM »
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Does anybody have an idea on how to do a hard reset with a broken power button ? ???
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Re: How to perform hard reset without power button ?
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2014, 08:53:57 PM »
You can't, as it is a hardware function.
You could do a reboot instead, depending on the situation though.

To reboot, open up terminal and type in line by line tapping return after each line:
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su
alpine
reboot

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Re: How to perform hard reset without power button ?
« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2014, 01:57:54 AM »
You can't, as it is a hardware function.
You could do a reboot instead, depending on the situation though.

To reboot, open up terminal and type in line by line tapping return after each line:
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su
alpine
reboot
Well I think there is a difference between  hard reset and reboot (because some of my problems get solved if I do a hard reset but reboot dosent do anything )
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Re: How to perform hard reset without power button ?
« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2014, 06:23:17 AM »
Not sure for doing a hard reset then, I am pretty sure it is really just a hardware thing that happens, not a software thing :(  There is no command I know of in terminal that would do the same thing.

You could try the "halt" command instead of reboot, but it still goes through the same shutdown process :(