wdm and xdm problems - related to HAL?

Polytropon freebsd at edvax.de
Tue Nov 10 22:33:36 UTC 2009

A little sidenote:

On Tue, 10 Nov 2009 14:06:04 -0800 (PST), Neil Short <neshort at yahoo.com> wrote:
> If I am using xdm and I log out of the window manager and then
> attempt to shut down the computer - by going to tty 0 and typing
> # halt -p - the disk syncs and then the shutdown freezes.

You should use the shutdown command (instead of halt)a to make
sure services are stopped correctly. The halt command does not
take care of this topic.

	# shutdown -p now

Does the freeze happen if you press the power button (which
should initate the mechanism above), too?

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