[Novalug] Shutdown question
Mark A. Metz
mametz at aol.com
Thu Jan 19 19:48:31 EST 2012
I'm pretty new to Linux.
On 01/18/2012 10:22 PM, James Ewing Cottrell 3rd wrote:
> On 1/13/2012 2:06 PM, Mark A. Metz wrote:
>> When that happens to me I hold down the power button until the machine
>> shuts down. I haven't seen any ill effects from doing it.
> You must be a youngster, or at least new to Linux. In the Old Days you
> stood a good chance of Losing Data..at the very least buying yourself an
> unwanted fsck because the filesystem hadn't been unmounted cleanly.
> These days, Journals probably Save Your Bacon.
> P.S. to Charlie -- I usually just type 'poweroff' at a shell, or, since
> I am Lazy: p o w TAB RET
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