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Date:      Sun, 3 Dec 1995 16:20:26 -0800 (PST)
From:      John-Mark Gurney <>
To:        John Goerzen <>
Cc:        Michael Jamet <>,,
Subject:   Re: USR modem setup [ How to setup auto answer ]
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On Sat, 2 Dec 1995, John Goerzen wrote:

> > PS How do you ctl-alt-del from FreeBSD?
> NEVER, NEVER, NEVER use ctrl-alt-del from within any OS other than DOS.  
> That includes FreeBSD.  NEVER use ctrl-alt-del from within FreeBSD.
> To reboot, login as root and type:
> shutdown -r now
> Rebooting with ctrl-alt-del can corrupt your filesystems and cause data 
> loss.  Sorry for yelling, but this is a very important point.

I got a question why?  ctrl-alt-del under freebsd at least the last time 
I did it with 2.1-R synced the disks...  just like a normal reboot or a 
shutdown...  mind expounding?

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