Stupid question regarding reboot and poweroff
freebsd at qeng-ho.org
Sun Sep 18 10:47:38 UTC 2016
On 18/09/2016 10:03, Aleksander Alekseev wrote:
> Is there any difference between executing `poweroff` and `shutdown -p
> now` or executing `reboot` and `shutdown -r now` ?
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
and cleanly terminating specific programs.
Schrödinger's cat had 18 half lives.
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