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Date:      Tue, 10 Jul 2007 16:22:06 +1000
From:      Ivan Carey <ivan@careytech.com.au>
To:        ivan@careytech.com.au
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Turn off server when shutdown
Message-ID:  <4693258E.1060806@careytech.com.au>
In-Reply-To: <46931C7B.7080604@careytech.com.au>
References:  <469312B8.80202@careytech.com.au> <20070710050808.GA61150@owl.midgard.homeip.net> <46931C7B.7080604@careytech.com.au>

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Ivan Carey wrote:
> Erik Trulsson wrote:
>> 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'.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>   
> Is this function available via kdm also I am using an apc ups and 
> running apcupsd do you know of a setting here?
>
> Thanks,
> Ivan
>
>
Thanks to everyone, I have changed the kdm login manager to have 
/sbin/halt -p upon shutdown and modified the apcupsd apccontrol script 
to have the -p now option.

All is working as I would like.



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