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Date:      Tue, 10 Jul 2007 07:06:59 +0200
From:      Peter Boosten <peter@boosten.org>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Turn off server when shutdown
Message-ID:  <469313F3.5010201@boosten.org>
In-Reply-To: <469312B8.80202@careytech.com.au>
References:  <469312B8.80202@careytech.com.au>

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Ivan Carey wrote:
> Hello,
> I am using FreeBSD 6.2 Release
> When I run shutdown on my server it stays on and says:
> "The operating system has halted"
> "Please press any key to reboot"
> 
> Is it possible to have the server turn off?
> 

shutdown -p now

(-p = power down. Your BIOS must support ACPI IIRC).

Peter
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