On Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 12:29:08PM +0100, Otto Moerbeek wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 12:09:09PM +0100, david-mau...@netdefi.com wrote:
> 
> > Hello,
> > 
> > the result of the shutdown +5 -p command is unexpected :
> > Enter pathname of shell or return for sh
> > 
> > How to repeat :
> > in a xfce4-terminal
> > shutdown +5 -p
> > 
> > Regards,
> > David MAURER
> 
> Depends on you epxectations.
> 
> -p handling is conditional on the host being able to power down by
> software.  Since you neglected to include a dmesg, we must conclude
> your machine just isn't capable of doing a power down by software.
> 
>       -Otto

Oh, you reversed the order of arguments. So -p becomes the message.

        -Otto

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