Restarting init without rebooting

Sunil Sunder Raj unixtools at
Mon Apr 21 22:39:46 PDT 2003


kill -HUP pid
wher pid is the pid of the inetd process.


>From: Joseph Maxwell <jemaxwell at>
>To: FreeBSD Users <questions at FreeBSD.ORG>
>Subject: Restarting init without rebooting
>Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2003 08:22:47 -0700
>There is supposed to be a way of restarting init, after modifications of
>say an rc.* file, by sending a SIGHUP, I think avoiding the need to
>Could someone say how it is done.
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