preferred shutdown method

Kaushal Shriyan kaushalshriyan at gmail.com
Tue Nov 23 09:29:33 UTC 2010


On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 2:04 PM, Hilario J. Montoliu
<hmontoliu at ubuntu.com>wrote:

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> El 23/11/10 09:22, Kaushal Shriyan escribió:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Which is the preferred method of shutdown of a Linux Server and any
> > specific reason to go with the specific method.
> > Please suggest/guide
> >
> > Shutdown:
> >
> >     * init 0
> >     * shutdown -h now
> >           o -a: Use file /etc/shutdown.allow
> >           o -c: Cancel scheduled shutdown.
> >     * halt -p
> >           o -p: Turn power off after shutdown.
> >     * poweroff
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > Kaushal
> >
>
>
> That's a bit generic question because it deppends on the type of
> init-system is using the GNU/Linux distro you are using.
>
> It could be sys-v, bsd-style, upstart, etc...
>
> Check your distro's man shutdown
>
> HTH
>
>
Hi Hilario

SO if its Ubuntu Specific, then is it upstart method ?

Thanks

Kaushal


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