need to run a shutdown script
cl at isbd.net
Thu Jul 30 23:12:30 CEST 2009
On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 04:47:15PM +0200, Christoph Wickert wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, den 30.07.2009, 11:35 +0100 schrieb Chris G:
> > On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 12:15:24PM +0200, Christoph Wickert wrote:
> > > Am Mittwoch, den 29.07.2009, 17:51 -0500 schrieb toddandmargo:
> > >
> > > > okay. I give up. I have searched and searched. I need to run a
> > > > shutdown script to turn off all my virtual machines before xfce 4.4.2
> > > > starts its shutdown sequence. I will provide the script. I just
> > > > need the directions as to where to put the script. How does one
> > > > configure a shutdown script?
> > >
> > > Why do your virtual machines depend on an x-session?
> > >
> > Because they are started as a GUI process under X, hence when you shut
> > X down they get killed which isn't very good for the virtual machines.
> Virtual machines should not be started as a GUI process under X, simple
> as that. ;)
So why do they provide a GUI startup? OK, one *could* start them
before the GUI starts but the normal way, even from the command line,
will be from 'inside' X and you'll get the problems outlined above.
Once X has started how else would one start a new/multiple virtual
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