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Date:      Sat, 16 Jul 2011 22:08:31 -0500 (CDT)
From:      Robert Bonomi <bonomi@mail.r-bonomi.com>
To:        aryeh.friedman@gmail.com, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: how to force a hard reboot remotely
Message-ID:  <201107170308.p6H38VdT011659@mail.r-bonomi.com>
In-Reply-To: <CAGBxaXnz3cD6ZKaDiDW_YEWpdhwjkAUBLM07T0_2NkpGc5QfmA@mail.gmail.com>

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> From owner-freebsd-questions@freebsd.org  Sat Jul 16 21:40:19 2011
> Date: Sat, 16 Jul 2011 22:40:19 -0400
> From: Aryeh Friedman <aryeh.friedman@gmail.com>
> To: FreeBSD Mailing List <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
> Subject: how to force a hard reboot remotely
>
> Is there any way to force a complete power down and then reset of a
> i386 without physically being present?

Powerdown:   'man shutdown'  see the -p option.  Hardware dependant.

Reset after powerdown:  Hardware dependant.  requires remomte 'console' 
        access of some sort, e.g. 'lights out' managment console.

_Just_ "force a hard reboot', per Subject line:   'man reboot'.





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