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Re: linux shutdown

Arunas Norvaisa wrote:
>  Have RTFMing and am using 'shutdown -r now' to restart my system.
> BUT our system (Netware/Unix) admin (really old and experienced
> 'wolf') have told me that he's using 'sync;sync;halt' and have tried
> to persuade me to use 'his' command.

That method is pretty dumb for use on a multi-user system (just consider
what happens if a process writes to disk between the last sync and the halt).
If you go to single-user mode first, it's ok, but still not the best thing.

see shy jo

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