minit-shutdown(8) shutdown the minit init system.


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.