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reboot(8)		    System Manager's Manual		     reboot(8)

       reboot -	automatic reboot procedures

       /etc/reboot [ -n	] [ -q ]

       The  ULTRIX  system  is	booted by loading a kernel image, usually into
       memory at location zero and transferring	to zero.  Because  the	system
       is  not	reenterable,  the  kernel image	must be	read in	from disk each
       time the	system is bootstrapped.

       When the	reboot of a running system is desired, is normally  used.   If
       there  are  no  users, can be used.  The	command	causes the disks to be
       synced, and then	a multiuser reboot is initiated.  The system is	booted
       and  an	automatic disk check is	performed.  If the procedure succeeds,
       the system is then brought up for the users.

       The system will reboot itself after a power failure or after  a	crash,
       provided	 auto-restart  is enabled on your system.  A consistency check
       of the file systems will	be performed and, unless the check fails,  the
       system will resume multiuser operations.

       -n   Prevents the disks from being synced.

       -q   Reboots  quickly  and  ungracefully, without shutting down running
	    processes first.

       System code

See Also
       crash(8v), fsck(8), halt(8), init(8), newfs(8), rc(8), shutdown(8)


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