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Re: Shutdown



See below.

On Tue, Apr 03, 2001 at 10:25:43AM -0400, Hall Stevenson wrote:
> > *  What are the 'command' keys?
> > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > 'r'     - Turns off keyboard raw mode. (THIS IS FOR FROZEN X)
> > 's'     - Will attempt to sync all mounted filesystems.
> > 'u'     - Will attempt to remount all mounted filesystems
> >           read-only.
> > 'k'     - Kills all programs on the current virtual console.
> >
> > 'b'     - Will immediately reboot the system without syncing or
> >           unmounting your disks.
> > 'o'     - Will shut your system off (if configured and
> >           supported).
> 
> 
> How many people use this ?? I've rarely had Linux lock up on me, but a
> few times I have had X lockup to the point that hitting the power switch
> was my only option... I think I've seen this in "make menuconfig"
> before. Isn't it the last selection in the menu ??

Yes.
 
> If I were to use this, I don't think you'd want to use "b" by itself,
> since it doesn't sync the disks. Can you use multiple selections, like
> "s" first and then "b" ??
 
Sure, you need to unmount too. That's why I posted in above order "sub".


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