Stefan Krüger skrueger at
Tue May 9 14:26:50 PDT 2006

Joseph Garcia wrote:
Typically, I used 'halt -p' instead of 'shutdown -p now'. Now I'm 
wondering if there's a major difference. Either way, it shutdown my 
IIRC you'll get a nice warning when you use shutdown ;-), also your rc.d 
framework controlled daemons are stopped via etc/rc.d/* stop while 
halt/reboot just kills them

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