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Re: change run levels

init <runlevel you want to go to>, e.g.

init 5

On Thursday 29 August 2002 14:51, John F Davis wrote:
> Hello
> How to change the run level on a currently running system without
> rebooting?
> For the first time in my life today, I needed to change run levels on a
> currently running system.
> I edited /etc/inittab to change the default run level and then i did a kill
> -9 1.  Needless to say this didn't help.  I think if
> I had did a -HUP instead of a -9 that wouldn't have hurt as bad.  But I am
> sure I saw someone change their runlevel
> which didn't require editing /etc/inittab.
> JD

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