Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 45768
"halt" does not turn off the system
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:33:49 EDT
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Description of problem:
Command "halt" does not turn off system's power like it did in RedHat
6.x/7.0. I have to use "halt -p" or "poweroff" to turn off the system.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. logon on as "root"
2. type "halt"
3. system shuts down but does not get turned off.
Actual Results: It happens.
I have to add a system-wide alias:
alias halt='halt -p'
This was changed to make the behavior more consistent. If you want to poweroff,