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Old 6th May 2010
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Question Apply TTYS changes with out reboot

Hey everybody,

I have an OpenBSD Server that multible people connect daily and some times for whatever reason i have to update my ttys file (Like it i get a new terminal or need to enable dial in access) and i dont know how to apply these changes with out a reboot. is there a why to apply these changes with out a reboot?

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Yes, you can send SIGHUP to the init(8) process (..PID 1), and it will reload the ttys(5) file, this is explained in man page.

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