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       halt - variables that affect the behavior of the shutdown scripts


       The /etc/default/halt file contains variable settings in POSIX format:


       Only one assignment is allowed per line.  Comments (starting with '#') are also allowed.


       The following variables can be set.

       HALT   If  set to poweroff the system will be powered down after it has been brought down.
              This is the default.
              If set to halt the system will only be halted after it has been brought down.  What
              exactly this means depends on your hardware.

              Setting  this  to  no  prevents  shutdown from shutting down the network intefaces.
              This is necessary to use Wake-On-Lan.  Setting it to yes causes  shutdown  to  also
              bring down the network interfaces (and thus prevent the machine from being woken up


       halt(8), shutdown(8).


       Casper Gielen <>


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                                           16 Jan 2007                                    halt(5)