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HALT(8) halt HALT(8)

NAME

halt, poweroff, reboot - Halt, power-off or reboot the machine

SYNOPSIS

halt [OPTIONS...]
poweroff [OPTIONS...]
reboot [OPTIONS...]

DESCRIPTION

halt, poweroff, reboot may be used to halt, power-off or reboot the machine.

OPTIONS

The following options are understood:
--help
Print a short help text and exit.
--halt
Halt the machine, regardless of which one of the three commands is invoked.
-p, --poweroff
Power-off the machine, regardless of which one of the three commands is invoked.
--reboot
Reboot the machine, regardless of which one of the three commands is invoked.
-f, --force
Force immediate halt, power-off, reboot. Do not contact the init system.
-w, --wtmp-only
Only write wtmp shutdown entry, do not actually halt, power-off, reboot.
-d, --no-wtmp
Do not write wtmp shutdown entry.
-n, --no-sync
Don't sync hard disks/storage media before halt, power-off, reboot.
--no-wall
Do not send wall message before halt, power-off, reboot.

EXIT STATUS

On success, 0 is returned, a non-zero failure code otherwise.

NOTES

These are legacy commands available for compatibility only.

SEE ALSO

systemd(1), systemctl(1), shutdown(8), wall(1)
systemd 235