Fwd: reboot command behaves different on Linux

Ryan Johnson ryan.johnson@cs.utoronto.ca
Mon Mar 25 14:06:00 GMT 2013

On 25/03/2013 9:40 AM, Earnie Boyd wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 25, 2013 at 5:53 AM, Frank Fesevur wrote:
>> 2013/3/23 David T-G:
>>> % This would still conflict with the -H of the ones above, but I have no
>>> % problem with it. Anyone against changing hibernate to -H?
>>> What about 'b' for hi'b'ernate?
>> That was my original suggestion, but Anthony liked the -H better.
>> I have given it a thought over the weekend and since the -H conflicts
>> with -H of the Linux shutdown commands, I think I prefer the -b as
>> short for hibernate.
> To me -b sounds like 'b;inary how about -s for 's'leep since sleep is
> synonymous with hibernate.
Sleep is synonymous with suspend(resume from low-power state) not 
hibernate (resume from powered-off state).


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