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NAME

halt, poweroff, reboot − Halt, power−off or reboot the machine

SYNOPSIS

halt [OPTIONS...]

poweroff [OPTIONS...]

reboot [OPTIONS...]

DESCRIPTION

halt, poweroff, reboot may be used to halt, power−off or reboot the machine.

OPTIONS

The following options are understood:

−−help

Print a short help text and exit.

−−halt

Halt the machine, regardless of which one of the three commands is invoked.

−p, −−poweroff

Power−off the machine, regardless of which one of the three commands is invoked.

−−reboot

Reboot the machine, regardless of which one of the three commands is invoked.

−f, −−force

Force immediate halt, power−off, reboot. Do not contact the init system.

−w, −−wtmp−only

Only write wtmp shutdown entry, do not actually halt, power−off, reboot.

−d, −−no−wtmp

Do not write wtmp shutdown entry.

−−no−wall

Do not send wall message before halt, power−off, reboot.

EXIT STATUS

On success, 0 is returned, a non−zero failure code otherwise.

NOTES

These are legacy commands available for compatibility only.

SEE ALSO

systemd(1), systemctl(1), shutdown(8), wall(1)

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