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Old 03-19-2004, 11:56 AM   #1
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reboot/poweroff how?

what is the 1st thing poweroff/reboot command do?
what is the 1st file it execute.

where can i find howto about poweroff/reboot command?

i want to know this coz i have some problem with shutting down my redhat 9

everytime i run reboot/poweroff command i'll a very 1st line of text saying something about
fatal: unable to install sound slot bla bla bla bla......

so i think theres some problem with shutting down script.
Old 03-19-2004, 12:28 PM   #2
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look in /etc/rc.d/rc6.d
use ls -l and those are links to what runs at reboot.
the ones starting with "K" are kill commands. the "S"'s ar start commands.
Old 08-13-2009, 10:52 AM   #3
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I think all scripts in rc.0 and rc.6 are run as K, as in with the stop param whether their links have an S or K


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