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Old 09-01-2005, 11:40 AM   #1
Red Squirrel
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delayed poweroff


How can I do a delayed poweroff in linux sort of like the shutdown command? But I want it to actually poweroff and not just halt.

If it's not possible, how can I send a broadcast message the same way the shutdown command does? Since I could just have a sleep loop do it, and use the shut down command after. It's for a backup server that only turns on when needed and shuts off when the job is done, but I want the delay to enable me to do something if I decide to and the alerts to remind me it's shutting down so I can cancel the shutdown if needed.
 
Old 09-01-2005, 11:44 AM   #2
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Have a look at "man shutdown" - that will tell you all you need to know.
 
  


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