On Wed, Jan 31, 2007 at 03:49:39PM +1100, Antony Mawer wrote: > On 31/01/2007 3:05 PM, Jared Barneck wrote: > ... > >I found the answer for how to reboot in the code. To > >reboot add the following to the end of the > >install.cfg: > > > >shutdown > > > >I found it in this source file: > >/usr/src/usr.sbin/sysinstall/dispatch.c > > > >This source file has a list of a lot of the functions > >that can be called in the install.cfg. Even though the > >function is called "shutdown" it is a reboot not a > >shutdown, which is perfect because I wanted it to > >reboot. > > I have a local patch that we use on our installation process that adds a > couple of new commands: > > poweroff - shutdown and power off the machine (useful for doing > installation, then shut down for shipping) > poweroffNoRC - as above, but don't attempt to write rc.conf > shutdownNoRC - like regular "shutdown" (reboot), but no rc.conf > > The latter two options are handy if you write your own scripts that > generate rc.conf, as normally sysinstall tries to write rc.conf itself > on shutdown, which clobbers any existing file your scripts may create. > > If anyone is interested and/or these are likely candidates for inclusion > then I can submit a PR to have someone check these in. I also have a man > page update that documents the above functions.
Antony, please do. Thanks, Ceri -- That must be wonderful! I don't understand it at all. -- Moliere
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