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Power off FreeBSD with Ctrl-Alt-Del

FreeBSD normally performs a reboot when Control-Alt-Delete is pressed on the console. I wanted to change this on a server to power off the machine instead. There are already some hints on this topic in the FreeBSD Forums. But in my case I didn't want to compile a new kernel (the machine is running the GENERIC kernel) and I also didn't want to create a new keyboard map file.

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