how to restart userland?

From: Tomas Szepe
Date: Mon Nov 03 2003 - 14:40:49 EST


Would anyone know of a proven way to completely restart the userland
of a Linux system?

i.e. something like
# echo whatever-restart >/proc/wherever

Killing all processes.
Killing init.
Unmounting all filesystems.
VFS: Mounted root (ext2 filesystem).
INIT: v2.84 booting

Thanks for any pointers,
Tomas Szepe <szepe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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