|> It's very strange, but when I type shutdown now -r from an xterm
|> window, after booting into X with XDM, it will not shutdown!
|> the console windows says that it is entering runlevel 6 (i think thats
|> it!) but it doesn't shutdown! I have to do a ctrl-alt-F1 to go to the
|> startup screen, then do a ctrl-alt-del!
|> any ideas?
You should send the command into the background, and maybe redirect the
output/error to one of your VCs. At least for me it's working this way.
Eg.: shutdown -r now > /dev/tty8 2>&1 &
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