Reboot from within linode

Find it annoying that you can not reboot from within your linode, it just does a shutdown.

Well now you can.

Simply add the following to your .bashrc file or what ever shell rc file you use

alias reboot='ssh reboot'

changing cp_username for your cp username and hostxx for your host

the either logout and back in again or do a source .bashrc

You can now type reboot and you will be prompted for you password enter your CP password and your linode will the be rebooted. There may be a delay as it goes into the job queue. This is the same as doing a reboot from the CP.



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