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hpr2697 :: The Linux Shutdown Command Explained

A short pod cast about the linux shutdown command

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Hosted by JWP on 2018-12-04 is flagged as Clean and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
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A short podcast about the shutdown command


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Comment #1 posted on 2018-12-04 12:39:06 by ClaudioM

shutdown on BSDs

A nice, succinct episode. One thing to note, though, is that the switch for poweroff on BSD is "-p" (lowercase p) which is different than it is for Linux which is "-P" (uppercase P). Not sure what it is on illumos-based distributions since I haven't used those yet.

Comment #2 posted on 2018-12-20 17:52:53 by Klaatu

another great jwp episode

Thanks for yet another straight-forward and informative episode, jwp. I always wondered about the `halt` thing, since on Slackware I'd learned (probably from the Slack book) `shudown -h now`

ClaudioM: OpenIndiana uses the original Sun shutdown command (at the time of this writing, at least; I know a lot of CDDL stuff is is systematically getting replaced, but I'm not sure if 'shutdown' is on that list), and its options are pretty basic.

Oh heck, I'll just go record an episode about it.

Comment #3 posted on 2018-12-20 21:23:09 by Klaatu

episode 2725

My Illumos response is episode 2725. Enjoy, and thanks both JWP and ClaudioM for the comparisons.

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