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Re: debian is neat but how do I turn the computer off?



On Fri, Jun 14, 2002 at 10:39:54AM +1000, James Cameron wrote:
| On Thu, 2002-06-13 at 14:53, Derrick 'dman' Hudson wrote:
| > Also, the default inittab has Ctrl-Alt-Del mapped to reboot the
| > system.  You can always use that to try and reboot.  (I remapped it to
| > shutdown on my systems because I wanted to)
| 
| (a) how to make this work even in X,

It does ... I think (but I'm not testing it right now -- I'm using the
machine :-).

| (b) how to make this change to /etc/inittab as a package to be installed
| on multiple machines?

The change is as follows :

--- inittab.orig	Thu Jun 13 20:47:58 2002
+++ inittab	Thu Jun 13 20:47:48 2002
@@ -30,7 +30,7 @@
 z6:6:respawn:/sbin/sulogin
 
 # What to do when CTRL-ALT-DEL is pressed.
-ca:12345:ctrlaltdel:/sbin/shutdown -t1 -a -r now
+ca:12345:ctrlaltdel:/sbin/shutdown -t1 -a -h now
 
 # Action on special keypress (ALT-UpArrow).
 kb::kbrequest:/bin/echo "Keyboard Request--edit /etc/inittab to let this work."


One character difference.  It doesn't look like inittab is in any
package, so I don't know the best way to automatically change it on
multiple systems.
every 

-D

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