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Old 07-12-2004, 07:04 PM   #1
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Run some commands on system shutdown

Hi, does anyone know how can I configure my Fedora Core 2 distribution to run some commands when it is shutting down?

More specifically, I need to run "/sbin/dhclient -r" for it to release the IP from the DHCP server, before it turns my eth0 interface down. I actually can't remember if this has to be as root user, but I think it does... so I'd need to run it as root.

It would be great if it was possible on shutdown, but I think that on logout it would solve my problem too.
Old 07-12-2004, 07:42 PM   #2
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I'm a slacker myself so not sure if fedora has a special script or not. but i would think the simplist approach would be to make a simple script that would release your IP then either logout or shutdown.

#shutdown script
/sbin/dhclient -r
shutdown -h now


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