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Date:      Tue, 10 Jul 2007 07:08:08 +0200
From:      Erik Trulsson <>
To:        Ivan Carey <>
Subject:   Re: Turn off server when shutdown
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On Tue, Jul 10, 2007 at 03:01:44PM +1000, 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?

Yes, assuming the hardware supports it (which most modern hardware does.)
Just use 'shutdown -p' instead of plain 'shutdown'.

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Erik Trulsson

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