how to re-read /etc/newsyslog.conf ?

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Wed Sep 15 08:42:32 UTC 2010

On 15/09/2010 09:02, Antonio Kless wrote:
> I have changed my /etc/newsyslog.conf by adding some new lines. How to make
> FreeBSD re-read it?
> # /etc/rc.d/newsyslog status
> newsyslog is not running.
> Is it OK?

newsyslog is a cron job that gets run every hour.  There's nothing to
restart.  Changes to newsyslog.conf will be picked up the next time it



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