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Re: fast reboot ...??

On Fri, Mar 30, 2001 at 03:34:38PM +0530, Ambar Roy merrily said:
> > How do I do a fast reboot from a program or from a shell? I mean just
> > removing the present kernel and loading a separete kernel? I know that
> > this would kill all the present processes ... but is there a way to do
> > this more gracefully? i.e. similar to a "init 0 or 6" but stopping
> > just after all the TERM signals to present processes have returned ...
> u can try doing an init 1 and then init to the required runlevel. This works
> for most of the cases (except when u need to change the kernel!)

At init 1, you still have the kernel running. I have heard that it IS
possible to just load a different kernel instead.

- Sandip

Sandip Bhattacharya 
sandipb @ bigfoot.com