Re: Updating reboot's default
- In reply to: Warner Losh : "Updating reboot's default"
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Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2022 19:39:40 UTC
On 21.06.22 16:01, Warner Losh wrote: > 15 or 20 years ago, we talked about changing the default for reboot from > 'right now' to being safe shutdown. There were arguments made against it > due to tiny appliances and such. > > > Comments? Yes, please! I've been in the camp that reboot should be 'shutdown -r now' for a very long time. If you look at this twitter thread from about a year ago, there are a couple of experienced FreeBSD users and committers in there that didn't know the difference. https://twitter.com/DLangille/status/1430914030420598784 Personally I've had to restore databases more than once because someone used reboot and the database was thoroughly corrupted and couldn't recover on its own. Florian