Fwd: Graphical Shutdown

Colin Walters walters at redhat.com
Mon Sep 17 18:05:16 UTC 2007

On 9/17/07, Bill Nottingham <notting at redhat.com> wrote:
> Jesse Keating (jkeating at redhat.com) said:
> > I was thinking about this over the weekend.  We have "shutdown"
> > sections in services so that you can restart a service while running,
> > however we don't necessarily have to "shut down" the services when we
> > shut down the system.
> Right, and not doing it cuts shutdown in half. However, since it's a
> change in interface, you'd have to tag each service that you don't care
> about shutting down separately. Which sucks.

Right, but there's very few things that actually need a special
shutdown.  And all of them are server services (thus not interesting
for discussion of graphical shutdown).

Ubuntu apparently went through their list:

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