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Re: new installation on a500 (miata)

On Sat, Dec 16, 2000 at 05:29:11PM -0500, Rich Payne wrote:
> >do some systems have a halt button next to the reset
> > button? i'm just wondering why when linux shuts down, it reboots instead of
> > just dropping to the SRM prompt. it makes it so that i can't do something
> > like 'shutdown -t 900 -h now' if auto_action is set to boot, because then
> > it'll just boot back into linux. in other words, shutdown -h and shutdown -r
> > do exactly the same thing.
> a 'shutdown -h now' WILL return you to the SRM prompt. Which platform is
> this on?

it's a PWS 500a miata. it does eventually return to the prompt (as long as
auto_action is set to halt) with a shutdown -h, but it does a full reboot,
just like when you run 'init' from the SRM prompt or hit the reset button.

Tom Vier <thomassr@erols.com>
DSA Key id 0x27371A2C

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