Subject: Re: preventing autoboot, part 3
To: None <port-alpha@NetBSD.ORG,>
From: Matthew Jacob <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 01/12/1998 15:16:24
set auto_action to halt

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>Subject: preventing autoboot, part 3
>Date: Sun, 11 Jan 98 21:42:50 PST
>From: David Seifert <>
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>More details, after unplugging the disk:
>auto_action  BOOT
>console_mode boot
>pal VMS PALcode X5.48-57, OSF PALcode X1.35-39
>qsnvr_version V1.0
>version BL5 V3.7-628 Apr 25 1995 15:14:12
>It turns out there is a "allow_ctrlc" command, and
>after running it, I can halt the reboot by hitting
>^C at just the right nanosecond.
>Still, it would be nice if halt really halted the machine.