How do I do a COLD Reboot on FreeBSD?

Xian ian at
Tue Feb 1 04:58:02 PST 2005

On Monday 31 January 2005 19:24, Billy Newsom wrote:
> Xian wrote:
> > On Monday 31 January 2005 18:53, Billy Newsom wrote:
> >>When you flash your BIOS from DOS, it will usually do a cold reboot
> >>when it exits.
> >
> > Does the dos reboot command work? If it does, I'm sure I could dig up a
> > copy of it from one of my disks. I don't know if it is possible to hack
> > the code out that actually does the reboot
> No, because "reboot" is basically the same as shutdown -r now.  I've done
> both to no avail.
> Technically, the shutdown command calls either the reboot or halt commands.

I was meaning the reboot command in DOS not FreeBSD


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