shut down from linux command line

Philip Rowlands phr at doc.ic.ac.uk
Fri Aug 23 08:06:01 CDT 2002


On Thu, 22 Aug 2002, Tarun Bhatia wrote:

>I tried using linux 'shutdown' command but the PE1650 power did not
>go down. I has to to explicitly power it down by pressing the power
>button. Is there a way to achieve the power down thru software?

There is /usr/bin/poweroff, which works on my IBM Thinkpad, but I
haven't tested on a Dell.


Cheers,

Phil




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