[OpenIndiana-discuss] reboot/shutdown commands (Was: Re: OI boot problem)

Svein Skogen (Listmail account) svein-listmail at stillbilde.net
Wed Mar 30 06:56:02 UTC 2011

On 30.03.2011 08:53, Mark wrote:
> On 29/03/2011 4:44 a.m., Volker A. Brandt wrote:
>> Jonathan Adams writes:
>>> If you're using a server then expect to know some of the commands for
>>> running the server. If you're using the desktop there is a nice
>>> graphical "Shutdown" routine. If you're in front of the hardware and
>>> you want to power down (and it's an ATX case) press the power button
>>> once.
>> Couldn't have said it better.  +99 :-)
> And when you didn't really mean to press that power button, press it
> twice and it will cancel, if it can .....

"If it can". But it's a good way to discover that the powerbutton was
exposed on the top surface of the tower chassis. Usually discovered
after you've stretched behind that same tower to move a cable. The
feeling is not all unlike the feeling after "discovering" furniture in
the dark.


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