Bug 346261 - halt initscript not responding to halt/poweroff instructions from shutdown
halt initscript not responding to halt/poweroff instructions from shutdown
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 475227
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-10-23 00:56 EDT by David Shaw
Modified: 2014-03-16 23:11 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-03-16 13:10:19 EDT
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A patch for /etc/rc.d/init.d/halt (406 bytes, patch)
2007-10-23 00:57 EDT, David Shaw
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Description David Shaw 2007-10-23 00:56:40 EDT
Description of problem:

The shutdown command provides the -H and -P flags that can be used alongside -h
to tell the system to halt or poweroff, respectively.  The halt initscript in F7
is not looking at this, and so (outside of a possible /halt file) always powers off.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Do "shutdown -h -H now"
2. Note that the machine powers off (rather than halting).
Comment 1 David Shaw 2007-10-23 00:57:45 EDT
Created attachment 234721 [details]
A patch for /etc/rc.d/init.d/halt

Here's one way to fix it.
Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 10:49:51 EDT
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Comment 3 David Shaw 2008-05-14 14:33:17 EDT
Confirming this still exists in F9 with initscripts-8.76.1-1.x86_64.
Comment 4 iarly selbir 2009-03-14 21:39:23 EDT
is this problem happening yet?

Give us a feedback.


Fedora Bugzappers volunteer triage team
Comment 5 David Shaw 2009-03-14 21:55:17 EDT
(In reply to comment #4)
> is this problem happening yet?
> Give us a feedback.

I'm afraid I don't understand what you are asking me.  Are you asking if the problem still exists in F10?  If so, yes, it does.  The halt from initscripts-8.86-1.i386 still does a poweroff instead of a halt.
Comment 6 iarly selbir 2009-03-14 22:02:15 EDT
I just want keep your report alive.

Thanks for your reply.

Fedora Bugzappers volunteer triage team
Comment 7 Bill Nottingham 2009-03-16 13:10:19 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 475227 ***

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