.bash_logout and shutdown -- need ideas
smithi at nimnet.asn.au
Sat Aug 5 08:06:17 UTC 2006
On Fri, 4 Aug 2006 freebsd-questions-request at freebsd.org wrote:
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> Date: Fri, 04 Aug 2006 19:38:12 +0200
> From: Svein Halvor Halvorsen <svein.h at lvor.halvorsen.cc>
> Subject: Re: .bash_logout and shutdown -- need ideas
> To: DW <spock at dwinner.net>
> Cc: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Message-ID: <44D38604.6020500 at lvor.halvorsen.cc>
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> DW wrote:
> > Just started using a .bash_logout script to handle doing my unison
> > The problem with that though, is that the shutdown process runs as root,
> > and just drops the system, and I'm never actually getting logged out as
> > much as booted out. So my .bash_logout doesn't run, and thus no unison
> > unless I remember to run it manually first.
> > Any ideas on how to work around this sitch?
> At shutdown FreeBSD runs /etc/rc.shutdown. It seems that this script, by
> means of /etc/rc.subr, will iterate all the files in (among others)
> /usr/local/etc/rc.d/ and call them with the "faststop" argument.
> Maybe you could just add a script in there?
> (Actually, only files with a "# PROVIDES" line are considered, it seems,
> so you should think about that).
Also, DW was running 'sudo shutdown -p now' which is indeed immediate ..
'shutdown -p +1' (say) sets the shutdown countdown to one minute, makes
(w)all sorts of noise then and again at (as I recall) 30 seconds to
zero, plenty of time to logout from other things and (auto)run any other
scripts you like before the shutdown-initiated rc.shutdown stuff.
Furthermore, if you change your mind you've got time to kill shutdown
itself before the timeout. 'sudo killall shutdown' should do the trick.
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