Using the shutdown command line
To stop the system with the
Log in as the superuser.
The system opens the superuser account and displays the
message of the day and the superuser prompt.
Enter this command:
where n is the number of minutes before the shutdown is
to take place. To go from normal operation to system maintenance
mode, use this variation:
shutdown -gn su
The system displays a warning message at each
terminal, asking logged-in users to finish their
work and to log out.
(The warning message can be customized; see the shutdown(ADM)
manual page for details.)
As soon as all users are logged out or the specified time has elapsed,
the system closes all accounts and displays this
** Safe to Power Off **
** Press Any Key to Reboot **
If you specified single-user mode on the command line, the system
proceeds directly to the single-user prompt without rebooting
as described in
``Choosing the mode of system operation''.
If you did not specify single-user mode,
turn off the computer or press any key to reboot the system.
Using the haltsys command
Stopping the system
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SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 -- 11 February 2003