[BusyBox] How to do 'init q' (or 'kill -HUP 1') with Busybox's init?

Adam Slattery aslattery at sunriselinux.com
Thu Sep 6 17:09:38 UTC 2001

On Thu, 6 Sep 2001, Ivan Passos wrote:

> Hello,
> I noticed that 'init q' on the Busybox doesn't have any effect on 
> making init re-read the contents of /etc/inittab, nor does 'kill -1 1'. 

'init <option>' won't do anything. kill -HUP 1 won't do anything either.

> Is there a way to make init re-read /etc/inittab on Busybox?? If not, 
> is there any special reason for not allowing init to do so, or is it 
> just not supported??

It's just not supported.

- Adam Slattery

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