9.3RC3: halt

Frank Lanitz frank at frank.uvena.de
Fri Dec 23 14:57:51 UTC 2011

Am 23.12.2011 15:44, schrieb Bas Smeelen:
> Hi folks,
> Another question I wasn't able to answer proper to my self. I recognized
> that the system is not turning of by default after typing halt, but
> waiting in some kind of standby for reboot. Is this wished behavior or
> maybe related to some local config/hardware?
> Cheers,
> Frank
> Hi Frank,
> halt does not power off the system.
> halt -p does.

Ahh - thx. Good to know. Thought: It worked on every other *x box I
worked on but not here. Thinking of that I did use Linux in several
flavors and now BSD and reading man page is a good idea nevertheless
.... mea culpa.


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