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Bug#258136: Allow "reboot" action to halt instead



Quoting Matt Zimmerman (mdz@debian.org):
> Package: di-utils-reboot
> Severity: wishlist
> Tags: patch
> 
> I find it convenient sometimes (especially when using UML) to have d-i halt
> the system as its final step, rather than rebooting it.  Rebooting in UML
> re-execs the kernel with exactly the same command line, which causes the
> installer to be started, rather than booting from the installed system.
> I could also see this being useful for embedded systems, where it is
> sometimes common to perform the first stage of installation and then stop,
> shipping an image which will be configured by the end user after flashing it
> into a device such as a PDA.
> 
> Anyway, here's a patch:
> 
> http://www.no-name-yet.com/patches/debian-installer-utils.reboot-halt.diff

Why not really use the proposed template, at low (or medium?) priority?

This requires having it translated (and thus will lower our wonderful
statistics...:-))) but it may be wroth it and, anyway, if it is not
translated for some languages, this is far from being important as
this is a low priority template




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