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fasthalt(8)							  fasthalt(8)



NAME

  fasthalt - Halts the system

SYNOPSIS

  /usr/sbin/fasthalt [-lnq]

OPTIONS

  -l  Does not log the halt using syslog.

  -n  Prevents the sync	before stopping, and does not log the halt using sys-
      log.

  -q  Causes a quick halt, does	not log	the halt using syslog, and makes no
      attempt to kill all processes.

DESCRIPTION

  The fasthalt command halts the system	and flags a subsequent reboot to skip
  the execution	of fsck. The program creates the fastboot file,	then invokes
  the halt program. The	system start-up	script contains	instructions to	look
  for the fastboot file.  If present, the script removes the file and skips
  the invocation of the	fsck command.

  If the command is invoked without the	-l, -n,	or -q option, the halt pro-
  gram logs the	shutdown using the syslogd command and places a	record of the
  shutdown in the login	accounting file, /var/adm/wtmp.	 Using the -q and the
  -n options imply the -l option.

  You must have	root privileges	to use this command.

FILES

  /usr/sbin/fasthalt
      Specifies	the command path.

  /usr/sbin/syslogd
      Specifies	the path of the	syslog daemon.

SEE ALSO

  Commands: fsck(8), halt(8), syslogd(8)

  Functions: sync(2), syslog(3)