shutdown — bring
down the system
shutdown brings the system down in a
secure way. All logged-in users are notified that the system is going down,
and login(1) is blocked.
shutdown puts the system into
single user mode. Rebooting and halting the system can be done using the
- Cancel an ongoing shutdown.
- Enable fast booting; skip fsck(8) on next
- Force run of fsck(8) on next boot.
- Halt the system.
- Don't really shutdown; only send the warning messages to everybody.
- Poweroff the system.
- Reboot the system.
- Shutdown without further waiting.
- Wait mins minutes before shutting down.
- Message displayed to all users, defaults to "system is going
This version of
shutdown is based on
runit(8), the following features are
- to wait secs seconds between SIGKILL and SIGTERM on
shutdown is silently ignored.
- Use /etc/shutdown.allow.
- Drop into boot monitor.
- Don't call init(8).
- Absolute time specification is not implemented.
Turn off the system:
# shutdown -h now