Author Topic: Is it okay to hard shutdown with disconnecting power source at Petitboot screen?  (Read 917 times)


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I usually drop into skiroot by selecting Exit to shell option in Pettitboot menu then shutdown with `halt`command. Wondering if hard shutdown by disconnecting power source is just as good?
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I am missing a "shutdown" menu item too ;-)

Have you already tried the "sudo shutdown now" command for clean shutdown?
« Last Edit: February 03, 2020, 04:53:56 am by FlyingBlackbird »


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From a filesystem perspective I don't really see a problem with yanking the power at the Petitboot menu, since nothing's really mounted in such a way that could get damaged. I don't know if this would do anything to the BMC but I doubt it.