reread rc.conf without rebooting

Yuri Pankov yuripv at
Tue Aug 29 14:37:28 UTC 2017

On Tue, 29 Aug 2017 10:35:05 -0400, Ernie Luzar wrote:
> Valeri Galtsev wrote:
>> 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?
>> Valeri
> You did not understand correctly meaning of post.
> I added local_unbound_enable="YES" to rc.conf
> It's my understanding that rc.conf is only read at boot time to config
> services on host.
> Question is. Is there some other way to make tis happen without rebooting?

Just (re)start relevant services, e.g., `service local_unbound restart`.

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