Alfred M. Szmidt wrote:
Sounds almost as if the reboot command has been replaced by one that isn't in the Hurd. The reboot command in the Hurd doesn't even support -f... What does `reboot --version' tell you?
There is no such option. But reboot is part of sysvinit 2.85-20, initscripts is the same version too. sysv-rc is 2.85-22+kbsd (by rmh). (The 3 packages are from derived from sysvinit source package.)