System Administration Guide: Basic Administration

x86: Making Fast Reboot the Default Behavior of the reboot Command

To make a fast reboot the default behavior on your system, create a fastreboot file in the /etc directory.

# touch /etc/fastreboot

The addition of the fastreboot file on the system changes the default behavior of the reboot command, thereby eliminating the need to use the -f option to initiate a fast reboot.

To revert to the original behavior of the reboot command, remove the file.

# rm /etc/fastreboot

Note that removing this file does not remove fast reboot capability from the system.