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Re: how to unmount before turn-off

On Fri, 3 Jan 1997, Terrence M. Brannon wrote:

> Everytime I restart Deb 1.2, it says /dev/hda3 not unmounted cleanly,
> check forced. I exited. then turned off my laptop. What should I have
> done first?

What you could do is use the command 'shutdown -h now' to stop all 
processes and cleanly unmount your filesystems.  When is says "system 
halted", then turn the power off.


P.S. I don't use laptops.  Someone else may have more to add here.

Syrus Nemat-Nasser <syrus@ucsd.edu>    UCSD Physics Dept.

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