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Bug#627917: kdm: Default KDM config file doesn't halt

[Alejandro Exojo Piqueras - Mittwoch, 25. Mai 2011 14:45:41] 
> Package: kdm
> Version: 4:4.6.2-2
> Severity: important
> Hi.
> The default configuration file for KDM contains the following:
> [Shutdown]
> # The command (subject to word splitting) to run to halt the system.
> # Default is "/sbin/shutdown -p now"
> #HaltCmd=
> # The command (subject to word splitting) to run to reboot the system.
> # Default is "/sbin/shutdown -r now"
> #RebootCmd=
> However, this doesn't properly shutdown. According to shutdown manpage, the
> proper switch should be -P, not -p. I think that former default values were:

When reading the manpage, it seems -h is the correct switch. Without -h or -r
the system goes to runlevel 1.

-P just changes the default halt action.

In any case, it is fixed upstream (I think in 4.6.3) with the following patch:

So they chose: "/sbin/shutdown -h -P now"


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