Subject: Re: powerdown
To: Andy Henson <>
From: Aaron Rosenzweig <>
List: macbsd-general
Date: 06/18/1995 15:02:43
>>NetBSD/Mac used to be able to power down when you do `shutdown -h`,
>>but lost the ability quite some time ago.  I looked into it, but it
>>appears that even though the right bits are being tweaked, the
>>machine's ignoring it...
>I sure wish it didn't.  Despite my trying different ways of shutting down, I
>manage to periodically get some file structures that need repair on my
>subsequent startups.  It would also be nice to have a more elegant way for
>me to switch back to MacOS on my other drive.
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        By typing "reboot" it does a soft restart thus allowing you
to switch to the other drive.

        Take care,

The bearded Tubist, son of Ginger and Harry, Aaron Rosenzweig.