shutting down

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Thu Jun 1 20:41:33 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

Most important, what symlinks are in /etc/rc0.d and /etc/rc6.d ? Does
one of the symlinks point to a script that contains a sulogin command?

Or is something somehow messed and rc6.d and/or rc0.d linked to run
level 1 (single user aka maintaince mode)?

Gerard Beekmans

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