removing speakup from memory?

Christopher Chaltain chaltain at
Sat Jan 24 23:22:44 UTC 2015

I don't agree that you're not suppose to power off your system. I agree 
you shouldn't power it off without doing a clean shutdown first, but 
once you've shutdown your system there's no reason it can't be powered off.

On 01/24/2015 01:10 PM, Joel Roth wrote:
> Karen Lewellen wrote:
>> what is the keystroke  for leaving Linux basically to shut down the
>> computer?
>> Unlike DOS, i understand you cannot just turn off the machine.
> Hi Karen,
> You're not supposed to power off the machine, but by default
> the file systems now have journaling on and can recover well.
> When my notebook hangs, I do power off, generally without
> consequence.
> Of course, proper shutdown is preferable, to tear down
> services in an orderly way and ensure the file
> system write all its buffers to disk. I use:
> shutdown -h now
> Best of luck (and hopefully enough preparation) that
> everything goes well.
> Joel

Christopher (CJ)
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