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RE: broken shutdown on stretch


>On Tue, Nov 29, 2016 at 11:10:11AM +0100, Vincent Truchseß wrote:
>> Since upgrading to stretch my system keeps hanging on shutdown with 
>> only a cursor visible, but no output. tty0 still shows output from the 
>> previous boot.
>> There is no error-message, but SysRq-Keys still work.
> Faced with that problem, I switched to using the 'poweroff' command instead of 'halt' to shut the computer down.  Have you tried it?

Yes, Halt or shutdown used to implement a power off.
But some time ago I was told the same, to really power off a system using the command line one needs to use the poweroff command en not just shutdown/ halt which will only shutdown the OS but not the hardware.


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