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Old 04-07-2005, 12:44 AM   #1
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What's the difference between "shutdown -h now" and "halt"?

Who can tell me? Thanks!
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Shutdown brings the system to a halt in a nice way, any users logged in are notified that the system is going down.

Type in a console: man halt & man shutdown (use q to quit manpage).
Old 04-07-2005, 01:43 AM   #3
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OK, thank you.
I will remember to read zhe manual before my next question.


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