How to reboot from start scripts?
p3nndrag0n at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 14:07:51 UTC 2007
On Wednesday 12 September 2007 15:48:13 Josef Wolf wrote:
> I noticed that shutdown from scripts in /etc/rcS.d don't really work.
> For example, when fsck for some filesystems fails at startup, you
> are thrown into a shell to fix the problem. From that shell, you
> have no chance to make a proper reboot. I have tried:
> - shutdown -r now
> - init 6
> - reboot
> - halt
> It don't really make a difference how I try to reboot. I alwas get
> thrown out and the boot process continues. Finally I get the login
> prompt. But I did _not_ want to continue the boot. I said I want
> to _shutdown_. Why is this ignored?
> Any ideas what I am missing here? How do I properly reboot from
> a script in /etc/rcS.d?
Not sure if it makes any difference in this instance but I now the reboot
needs admin privilages so you usually see sudo reboot rather than reboot on
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