shutting down

Paul Jensen pj at
Thu Jun 1 17:06:53 PDT 2000

> Now the problem: when I issue the "shutdown" command, or use ctrl-alt-del,
> instead of shutting down the system goes into maintenance mode with a
> message like "enter root password for maintenance or ctrl-D for normal
> startup". Or something like that anyway (don't have the system in front of
> me at the moment).

this line should be in the /etc/inittab file

ca:12345:ctrlaltdel:/sbin/shutdown -t3 -a -r now

make sure that you have /sbin/shutdown also

paul jensen
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