minit-shutdown -[rhosmn] [-t secs]


minit-shutdown tries to properly shutdown your system with minit.



reboot after shutdown


halt after shutdown


power-off after shutdown


single-user console after shutdown


only shutdown minit-part


do not shutdown services using minit

-t secs

delay between SIGTERM and SIGKILL


minit was written by Felix von Leitner and can be downloaded from his page at

This shutdown was contributed by Bernd Wachter.

This manpage was written by Erich Schubert <[email protected]> for the Debian GNU/Linux operating system.

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