[mythtv-users] Softbooting the box
willyboyd at gmail.com
Wed Nov 21 15:03:58 UTC 2007
Runlevel 3 is usually still multi-user mode, just without X. Runlevel
1 is usually single-user mode.
On Nov 21, 2007 8:37 AM, Kevin Kuphal <kuphal at dls.net> wrote:
> On Nov 21, 2007 7:07 AM, lanas <lanas at securenet.net> wrote:
> > Folks,
> > When doing some 'work' on the box it is common to first terminate
> > mythfrontend but also sometimes to terminate the backend, and then to
> > access remotely the filesystem for whatever purposes. When the work is
> > done, I once tried to simply restart the backend process - which it did
> > - but ran into problems with the frontend. So I had to reboot to get a
> > clean system.
> > Is there a way to softboot the whole system (eg. some kind of 'kill
> > -HUP') instead of rebooting the box.
> init 3 (switches to single user mode)
> init 5 (switches to graphical mode)
> If you have your auto login set up correctly, this should restart X and put
> the UI back in place.
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