no shutdown message(s)

Gary Hodges fsunoles at
Mon Jan 23 15:56:55 UTC 2006

Kubuntu 5.10

When I issue a shutdown command, e.g.

sudo shutdown -r 9:00

I don't get messages like this:
Broadcast message from root (pts/0) (Mon Jan 23 08:53:53 2006):
The system is going DOWN to maintenance mode in 7 minutes!

My Debian Sarge machines produce these messages.

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