GNU/Linux Command – HALT

halt — Stop the System.

Summary:

Halt notes that the system is being brought down in the /var/log/wtmp, file and then either tells the kernel to halt, reboot or poweroff the system. Halt invoke shutdown, if the system is not in runlevel 0 or 6.

Examples:
# halt -- Halt the system. # halt -f -- Force the Halt. # halt -i -- Shutdown the Network interface before Halt. # halt -p -- When Halting the system, Do a Power off. # poweroff -- Same as above.
Read: man halt

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