How to make configuration changes without a reboot?
Matthew T. Lager
freebsd at trinetworks.com
Mon Nov 15 04:37:09 GMT 2004
You can do a shutdown now to get to single user mode, then execute an exit
which will boot back into multi-user mode. All rc scripts will be
re-initilized and you won't have to reboot the entire system (be sure to
only do this on the console obviously)...
> I learned that in order to make changes to the screen saver,
> I had to reboot the computer. Those changes, made by
> sysinstall, appear in /etc/rc.conf.
> Is there a way to make such changes take effect without
> rebooting? (Version 5.3 RELEASE, i386)
> Jay O'Brien
> Rio Linda, California, USA
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