reread newsyslog.conf without reboot

John Nielsen lists at
Mon Feb 16 14:48:18 PST 2009

On Friday 13 February 2009 05:44:55 am Proskurin Kirill wrote:
> Fbsd1 wrote:
> > How do I get the system to reread /etc/newsyslog.conf file with out
> > rebooting the system?
> /etc/rc.d/newsyslog restart

Since newsyslog is run from cron (and doesn't stay active as a daemon) no 
action is strictly necessary. However running the script above will save 
you the trouble of creating empty logfiles if needed.


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