reread rc.conf without rebooting

Valeri Galtsev galtsev at
Tue Aug 29 14:18:37 UTC 2017

On Tue, August 29, 2017 9:07 am, Ernie Luzar wrote:
> After making changes to /etc/rc.conf is there some way to make the host
> reread it without rebooting?

I only know one way to do it: apply each change (one at a time) by
executing relevant command from shell. Why does that not suite you? You do
test (from shell) what is the effect of each change, right?


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Valeri Galtsev
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Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
University of Chicago
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