Change SysV runlevel. - telinit

Change SysV runlevel. Since the concept SysV runlevels is obsolete the runlevel requests will be transparently translated into systemd unit activation requests. More information: telinit -

  • Power off the machine:

telinit 0

  • Reboot the machine:

telinit 6

  • Change SysV run level:

telinit {{2|3|4|5}}

  • Change to rescue mode:

telinit 1

  • Reload daemon configuration:

telinit q

  • Do not send a wall message before reboot/power-off (6/0):

telinit --no-wall {{value}}