Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 227832
shutdown should switch to console to show service shutdowns
Last modified: 2014-03-16 23:05:26 EDT
Description of problem:
Running poweroff or reboot from a gnome-terminal shows me the fedora wallpaper,
like the computer is doing nothing. It should switch to the console to show the
Please can this be fixed. When I run poweroff, it looks as if the box has hung.
There is no point having all the init scripts return an exit status, and showing
whether each service shutdown correctly if nobody can see it.
I've just tested this with the current development tree and it works fine for me.
How are you logging in? startx? gdm? kdm?
gdm. Still broken in FC6, will test on F7T4 when it comes out.
WFM in F7.
Closing as fixed in F7, then.
Package name is now sysvinit in latest Fedora.