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Date:      Fri, 18 May 2007 19:08:41 +0200
From:      Pieter de Goeje <pieter@degoeje.nl>
To:        David Landgren <david@landgren.net>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Skipping "F1 FreeBSD" prompt on boot
Message-ID:  <200705181908.41948.pieter@degoeje.nl>
In-Reply-To: <464CC36A.40603@landgren.net>
References:  <46458C63.8040600@landgren.net> <200705171854.43524.pieter@degoeje.nl> <464CC36A.40603@landgren.net>

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On Thursday 17 May 2007, David Landgren wrote:
> Pieter de Goeje wrote:
> > On Thursday 17 May 2007, David Landgren wrote:
> >> Heh,
> >>
> >> ok, for extra bonus points, what/where is the code that makes the two
> >> annoying BEEPs on shutdown? If I could compile that out, my life would
> >> be complete :)
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >> David
> >
> > Hmm, I've never heard any beeps on shutdown... how do you shutdown your
> > system? When I type 'halt -p' it just powers off after synching the
> > disks, no beep whatsoever.
>
> shutdown -p now
>
> ... so that would mean it's shutdown that does that? The annoyance
> factor has never been enough to make me investigate more closely. But
> hey, if halt -p is safe and clean, and silent, that's good enough for me.
Yes, halt -p is "safe and clean". In fact, shutdown executes halt -p when it's 
time to power down.

Regards,
Pieter



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