Bootscript poweroff options

Bradley Worley geekysuavo at
Wed Aug 22 08:25:22 PDT 2007

it looks like the init script you're referring to
(/etc/rc.d/init.d/halt, called with the "stop" action from
/etc/rc.d/init.d/checkfs) uses "halt -d -f -i -p" to poweroff the
system. seems to me that "halt -f -p" or the former command would do
the trick...

~ brad.

On 8/22/07, Declan Moriarty <junk_mail at> wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-08-22 at 09:34 -0400, Joshua Murphy wrote:
> >
> > Based on how old you're making the system sound, try disabling ACPI
> > and just using APM.
> Thanks Joshua - I've been there, done that. It's a 2005 Athlon-2.6Ghz on
> a Via KT400 chipset. On that via chipset, apm is even less reliable.
> And the hlfs bootscript makes it work. Fact. But HOW is the question.
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