REBOOT(2) System Calls Manual REBOOT(2)NAME
reboot - close down the system or reboot
#define _MINIX_SOURCE 1
int reboot(int how, ...)
Reboot() is used to close down the system. It allows several ways of shutting down depending on how:
Halt the system and return to the monitor prompt.
Reboot the system by letting the monitor execute the "boot" command.
Cause a system panic. This is not normally done from user mode, but by servers using the sys_abort() kernel call.
reboot(RBT_MONITOR, code, length)
Halt the system and let the monitor execute the given code of the given length. (code is of type char * and length of type size_t.)
Reboot the system with a hardware reset.
Reboot() may only be executed by the super-user.
If the call succeeds, it never returns. If something went wrong, the return value is -1 and an error is indicated by errno.
SEE ALSO shutdown(8), reboot(8), halt(8), sync(1).
Minix can not return to the monitor if running in real mode, or if started from MS-DOS. This means that most of the reboot functions will
change to a reset.
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HALT(8) halt HALT(8)NAME
halt, poweroff, reboot - Halt, power-off or reboot the machine
halt, poweroff, reboot may be used to halt, power-off or reboot the machine.
The following options are understood:
Prints a short help text and exits.
Halt the machine, regardless of which one of the three commands is invoked.
Power-off the machine, regardless of which one of the three commands is invoked.
Reboot the machine, regardless of which one of the three commands is invoked.
Force immediate halt, power-off, reboot. Do not contact the init system.
Only write wtmp shutdown entry, do not actually halt, power-off, reboot.
Do not write wtmp shutdown entry.
Do not send wall message before halt, power-off, reboot.
On success, 0 is returned, a non-zero failure code otherwise.
These are legacy commands available for compatibility only.
SEE ALSO systemd(1), systemctl(1), shutdown(8), wall(1)systemd 208HALT(8)
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