FreeBSD: ACPI Shutdown

In order to shutdown a FreeBSD machine completely, i.e. without hitting the power button, it is necessary to…

In order to prevent the following message to glow on the monitor:

The operating system has halted
Please press any key to reboot

and to shut down the machine completely, it is necessary to use the following command:

# poweroff

which basically provides the same function as:

# shutdown -p now

BTW: It works on Linux-based machines as well…


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