Don Russell wrote: > I'm playing around with mgetty and making changes to the > /etc/mgetty+sendfax/mgetty.config file > > I find the only way to have the changes take effect is to "shutdown -r" > the whole system. > > I thought an "init q" might do it.... but nope.... I can find plenty of > information about mgetty.config via Google etc, but nothing on how to > make the changes effective. :-( > > Is there a service I can restart so I don't have to reboot the whole > system (which takes way too long: (due to clamAV stuff) -) ) > > Thanks > > Probably the easiest way would be to run "killall mgetty". The problem is that you have not changed /etc/inittab, so init does not restart mgetty, and mgetty does not know that its config file has been changed. (You will have to double check the exact program name mgetty is running under...) Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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