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Old 03-07-2003, 08:52 AM   #1
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Restart from Command Line

Hi, I'm running SuSE 8 and would like to know what I need to type into the command line to reboot the system?

Old 03-07-2003, 08:58 AM   #2
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shutdown -r now

will reboot instantly

if you man shutdown it will give you all of the options
Old 03-07-2003, 09:00 PM   #3
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It is common for Linux to have the 'halt' (shutdown -h now), and 'reboot' (shutdown -r now) commands available at least to root.
Don't know about Suse.
Old 03-08-2003, 08:19 AM   #4
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Thanks for your help, I'm reading through the man shutdown. THis could be very useful.


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