shutdown using init

October 1st, 2006 mysurface Posted in Admin, init | Hits: 15733 | 2 Comments »

init are usually use to initialize linux runlevel, but 0 are run level of halt and 6 are run level of reboot.

Therefore to halt the machine, I do this

sudo init 0

I need root privilege to run init.

To reboot,

sudo init 6

2 Responses to “shutdown using init”

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