Re: shutdown permission to users?
In article <20010814231845.A10786@mir>,
Andre Berger <email@example.com> wrote:
>Another idea, as you all have physical access: map either <CTRL ALT
>DEL> or <ALT UPARROW> to the shutdown command. For the first
>solution, in /etc/inittab (as root):
># What to do when CTRL-ALT-DEL is pressed.
>ca:12345:ctrlaltdel:/sbin/shutdown -t1 -a -h now
This is the default !
>Then issue "kill -1 1" (IIRC)
No, "init q". But you don't have to do that as Debian already comes
configured this way.
>or reboot, and you're set.
>The kbrequest way is a little more "secret" as the key combination is
>less well known.
See man inittab, where kbrequest is described
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