Monday, June 4, 2012

init 0 and init 5

hi all, 

both these commands have the same result, what exactly is the difference. 

They actually don't have the same results. 

init 5 will essentially do an init 0, then power off 
the system. 
init 0 will take the system to 'ok' prompt, or the 
To some extent yes. but init 0 will shutdown the m/c to OK 
where as init 5 will shutdown the m/c and poweroff.
init 0 will bring the system down to OK prompt and init 5 will power off the 


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