Stupid question regarding reboot and poweroff
afiskon at devzen.ru
Sun Sep 18 10:23:57 UTC 2016
> man shutdown says
> Calling “poweroff” is equivalent to running:
> shutdown -p now
> and they're the same executable hard linked.
> reboot is the same executable as halt. They don't warn logged on users
> in the same way as shutdown does. man reboot says
> 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.
I see. Thank you!
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