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Old 10-30-2012, 08:25 AM   #1
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how to change the broadcast message when rebooting centos server

Hi guys,

i am wondering if how can change the broadcast message when i reboot the centos server. I found out the on centos 6 and up, there is no broadcast message when rebooting, but for centos 5 version, there is broadcast message.

It would be great if we can do this.=)
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With the shutdown command you can specify a message to send after specifying time to wait:

shutdown -r 0 "Going down because I feel like it"

Would do a reboot immediately and should send the message after the 0.

You could do this in 5 as well.


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