Subject: Re: Action of halt/reboot from scripts
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Stephen Borrill <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/13/1998 10:15:51
On Thu 12 Feb, Ty Sarna wrote:
> In article <> you write:
> > Yes, that produces the same outcome (using shutdown -fr now). The
> > machine _looks_ as though it is shutting down from the messages on the
> > console, but it doesn't get any further than killing most of the
> > processes (This is from the CGI script, BTW).
> What user is the CGI script running as?

root. Hence it can kill most of the processes.

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