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halt - variables that affect the behavior of the shutdown scripts
file contains variable settings in POSIX format:
Only one assignment is allowed per line.
Comments (starting with '#') are also allowed.
The following variables can be set.
If set to
the system will be powered down after it has been
brought down. This is the default.
If set to
the system will only be halted after it has been brought
down. What exactly this means depends on your hardware.
Setting this to
prevents shutdown from shutting down the network intefaces.
This is necessary to use Wake-On-Lan.
Setting it to
causes shutdown to also bring down the network interfaces (and
thus prevent the machine from being woken up remotely).
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