On Jan 7 Mike Meyer wrote: > In <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Andrew Prewett ><[EMAIL PROTECTED]> typed: > > Today Mike Meyer wrote: > > > In <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Andrew Prewett ><[EMAIL PROTECTED]> typed: > > > > Today Mike Meyer wrote: > > > > > [Context lost to top posting.] > > > > > > > > > > In <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Kenzo <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> >typed: > > > > > > Yes, that worked, but now I can't sshd to it anymore. > > > > > > looking in the auth.log file, it sais " Bind to port 22 on 0.0.0.0 failed > > > > > > address already in use. > > > > > > so I edit the file /etc/ssh/sshd_config to ListenAddress 10.25.2.60 ( the > > > > > > server's address ) then restart. > > > > > > in auth.log, it says " Server Listening on 10.25.2.60 port 22 > > > > > > > > > > > > but it still doesn't work. what else do I need to do? > > > > > Put /etc/ssh/sshd_config back the way it was. Then kill and restart > > > > > the ssh daemon. Again, rebooting the system to cause any daemons that > > > > > have files in /var open to close them - thus freeing the space - and > > > > > reopen with real files is a good idea. > > > > No, except few cases (new kernel, hw change), you newer must reboot the > > > > system. It's not a windoze. If a program (process) is killed/terminated, then > > > > all opened files will be closed (implicitly or explicitly). > > > True, you don't have to reboot. However, I'd do it because that's > > > faster than finding every process that has an open file and /var and > > > killing and restarting those processes. If you really don't want him > > > to reboot, please tell him how to find and restart all those > > > processes. > > as a privileged user, use `shutdown now' (or `kill -15 <pid of init>', or > > `init 1'), to go in single user mode, logout to go back. There is a > > little more work, if you don't want to kick out the logged in users. > > That's a reboot. It's not clear you can do this properly without > kicking out the logged in users.
`shutdown now' = restart in single user mode, _not_ reboot or halt, and `kill <pid-of-init>' and `init 1' is equivalent with `shutdown now'. -andrew To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message