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Unable to reboot windows with Bash On Windows #2533
Since I could be running multiple Linux terminals (say one copy of Fedora and one copy of Ubuntu) simultaneously, would it be desirable that
This one doesn't make much sense to me, at least as WSL is now...
Once WSL supports an Init daemon and automatically bringing up a bunch of services, this would make a lot more sense... At least to use reboot to restart all processes related to that WSL instance.
Continuing to rely on
Per Ben, rebooting Windows from within WSL with the reboot(8) command per the issue title was declined by-design. For shutting down the instance (contrast rebooting Windows) see #3253. Workaround (put in your
Or if you are a good person and haven't given yourself Windows Administrator privileges: