Shutting down Fedora-7

Bob Chiodini rchiodin at
Wed Jun 13 17:37:50 UTC 2007

Bob Chiodini wrote:
> Timothy Murphy wrote:
>> I notice that when shutting down F-7
>> the commands (umounting this and that, etc)
>> no longer appear on the screen,
>> which remains black until the computer goes off.
>> Is this a setting I could change?
>> Or is there some bug in my system?
>> The reason I suspect a bug is that when I restart the machine
>> I always get a message from Firefox saying that the last session
>> ended improperly, and asking me if I want to resume the last session
>> or start a new session.
> Try hitting a key on the keyboard once the screen blanks.  This used 
> to work in FC6, but I haven't tried it lately.  The behavior is most 
> likely a result of the "quiet" option specified at boot up.  
> Alternatively you could remove that option when booting.
> As to the firefox issue:  Maybe not enough time elapses between the 
> "shutting down..." and the "killing..." events at shutdown.
> Bob...
Sorry about the self-reply.

I did a quick test.

Pressing a key at shutdown does not turn on the shut down messages, but 
removing the "quiet" option from the kernel command line does.


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