``shutdown -p now'' not working in 5.4 STABLE
mse_software at charter.net
Thu Aug 4 21:34:32 GMT 2005
On Thu, 2005-08-04 at 14:21 -0700, J. Nyhuis wrote:
> Wouldn't you want a -h for "halt" to prevent it from powering back
> John H. Nyhuis
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> On Thu, 4 Aug 2005, Garance A Drosihn wrote:
> > At 1:32 PM -0700 8/4/05, Mike Eubanks wrote:
> >> I have finished migrating my system from 5.1-RELEASE to 5.4-STABLE.
> >> The system no longer powers down using either the `shutdown -p now'
> >> or `acpiconf -s 5' commands. Instead it always restarts.
> > This won't help much, but I have a system running 5.4-STABLE as of
> > Thu Jul 28, and `shutdown -p now' works on that. Dual-athlon.
> > --
> > Garance Alistair Drosehn = gad at gilead.netel.rpi.edu
> > Senior Systems Programmer or gad at freebsd.org
> > Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute or drosih at rpi.edu
Yeah, the `-h' option does halt the system. The system does not power
down though as it should with `-p' (halt and power down).
Mike Eubanks <mse_software at charter.net>
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