As an alternative, I tend to use
does just that... It stops further processing and the everything is in a halted state. I think that
at this point would resume any processes which were halted.
BTW, In the words of Egon Spengler, I believe that
then powering down via the big grey button is a BAD
thing, as you could lose data. You should use
instead to write any cached info back to disk before powering off.
IBM, (doncha love 'em; dasd = Disk, ROS = ROM) have to be different with
used to shut down AIX boxes as I recall.