shutdown -p now reboots server instead off power down

Johan Hendriks Johan at
Fri Feb 19 07:15:35 UTC 2010

>> Hello all.
>>  I have a proliant ML110 server, with the latest FreeBSD 9.0 current.
>> (cvsuped today)
>> When i do a shutdown - p now on the system, it reboots instead of the
>> power down it used to do.

>Which version was the last that successfully powered down?


I really can not tell.
I installed it from cd and then do a buildworld around every 2 days.
I always reboot (shutdown -r) but last time we had some maintenance to
do at the power net.
So i needed to shutdown the server.
Then i discovered that a -p did not powerdown the server anymore.


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