Bug 346261 - halt initscript not responding to halt/poweroff instructions from shutdown
Summary: halt initscript not responding to halt/poweroff instructions from shutdown
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 475227
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: initscripts
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Whiteboard:
Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2007-10-23 04:56 UTC by David Shaw
Modified: 2014-03-17 03:11 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-03-16 17:10:19 UTC


Attachments (Terms of Use)
A patch for /etc/rc.d/init.d/halt (406 bytes, patch)
2007-10-23 04:57 UTC, David Shaw
no flags Details | Diff

Description David Shaw 2007-10-23 04:56:40 UTC
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.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

initscripts-8.54.1-1

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 04:57:45 UTC
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 14:49:51 UTC
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Comment 3 David Shaw 2008-05-14 18:33:17 UTC
Confirming this still exists in F9 with initscripts-8.76.1-1.x86_64.

Comment 4 iarly selbir 2009-03-15 01:39:23 UTC
is this problem happening yet?

Give us a feedback.

Thanks.

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Comment 5 David Shaw 2009-03-15 01:55:17 UTC
(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 2009-03-15 02:02:15 UTC
I just want keep your report alive.

Thanks for your reply.

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Comment 7 Bill Nottingham 2009-03-16 17:10:19 UTC

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


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