Booting takes too long. Why? (/ was not properly dismounted)
judmarc at fastmail.fm
Sat Jun 14 13:05:01 PDT 2003
On Sat, 14 Jun 2003 12:28:23 +0530, Shantanu Mahajan
<freebsd at dhumketu.cjb.net> wrote:
> | I shutdown using the shutdown -h now command
> | or reboot using reboot now
> did you try 'halt'?
> what msg. do you see after the shutdown is complete?
>From the halt(8) man page:
"Normally, the shutdown(8) utility is used when the system needs to be
halted or restarted, giving users advance warning of their impending doom
and cleanly terminating specific programs."
>From the shutdown(8) man page:
"The following options are available:
-h The system is halted at the specified time."
So Rohit is in fact using 'halt' in the way it is normally invoked, as an
option to 'shutdown.' Is there a reason that 'halt' without 'shutdown'
would be preferable in this case?
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