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Re: Debian GNU/Linux Reference Card under construction

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On Thursday 15 April 2004 19.37, W. Borgert wrote:
> Quoting Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von Bidder <avbidder@fortytwo.ch>:

> >  - what's the different between poweroff and halt? They're probably
> > not both necessary.
> AFAIK, halt doesn't switch off the system, poweroff does.

may depend on the kernel and the BIOS and ...

My experience is that halt switches off the power (environment 
permitting). I've never used poweroff.

> >  - postgresql: point to pg_hba.conf, and perhaps add how to change
> > 	password for a user.
> I'm too new to PostgreSQL, could you please provide for a short
> paragraph?

pg_hba.conf is documented well enough in the default file shipped that I 
think a simple pointer will be enough ('/etc/postgres/pg_hba.conf - 
define who has access to the databases). Passwords are changed at the SQL 
console with "ALTER USER name WITH PASSWORD 'password';"

-- vbi

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