I have been migrating the services running in the machine to another, server. Not is the time to do the inevitable.
Sorry old chap, better you than me.
lucretia:~# halt -p
Broadcast message from root@lucretia (pts/1) (Fri Sep 30 19:23:24 2011):
The system is going down for system halt NOW!
lucretia:~# Connection to lucretia.greenpc.dk closed by remote host.
Connection to lucretia.greenpc.dk closed.
Of course, prior to this, I made sure to make a complete copy of the file system like so. Isn’t rsync the best tool?