Re: how to restart userland?

From: Tomas Szepe
Date: Mon Nov 03 2003 - 15:42:13 EST

On Nov-03 2003, Mon, 15:32 -0500
Richard B. Johnson <root@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> char *argv[3];
> argv[0] ="/sbin/init";
> argv[1] ="auto";
> argv[2] = NULL;
> execve(argv[0], argv, __environ);
> That will overlay and restart init from scratch.

OK, that sounds like a plan. There's one problem, though -- I really need
to do this in a single step (i.e. I won't have console access to issue any
commands after all processes have been killed off and all the world's got
is a root shell), so the script mustn't get killed while the system is coming

Thanks for help,
Tomas Szepe <szepe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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