RC.SHUTDOWN(8) System Manager's Manual RC.SHUTDOWN(8)
rc.shutdown - command script run at system shutdown
When the system is shut down using the reboot(8) or halt(8) commands, or
when init(8) is signalled to do so, or when a keyboard-requested halt is
issued (if the architecture supports it), rc(8) is invoked with the
argument "shutdown". This document details the actions taken by rc(8) in
such an instance.
Firstly it saves random data for reseeding the kernel random number
generator during the next boot. It then stops any daemons defined in the
pkg_scripts variable in rc.conf.local(8), by passing them the stop
rc(8) then runs rc.shutdown. The administrator should place in this file
any commands they wish to have executed during shutdown.
Finally, all carp(4) interfaces are brought down and then the system
If init(8) is exiting single-user mode it will also run the first part of
shutdown (saving random data), though not the latter.
/etc/rc.shutdown Command script run at system shutdown.
init(8), rc(8), rc.conf(8), reboot(8)
OpenBSD 6.2 July 13, 2017 OpenBSD 6.2
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