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fasthalt

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NAME

fasthalt - Halts the system  

SYNOPSIS

/usr/sbin/fasthalt [-lnq]  

DESCRIPTION

The fasthalt command halts the system and flags a subsequent reboot to skip the execution of fsck. The program creates the fastboot file, then invokes the halt program. The system start-up script contains instructions to look for the fastboot file. If present, the script removes the file and skips the invocation of the fsck command.

If the command is invoked without the -l, -n, or -q flag, the halt program logs the shutdown using the syslogd command and places a record of the shutdown in the login accounting file, /var/adm/wtmp. Using the -q and the -n flags imply the -l flag.

You must have root privileges to use this command.  

FLAGS

Does not log the halt using syslog. Prevents the sync before stopping, and does not log the halt using syslog. Causes a quick halt, does not log the halt using syslog, and makes no attempt to kill all processes.  

FILES

Specifies the command path Specifies the path of the syslog daemon  

RELATED INFORMATION

Commands: fsck(8), halt(8), syslogd(8)

Functions: sync(2), syslog(3) delim off


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
FLAGS
FILES
RELATED INFORMATION

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