[CentOS] Re: Re: xdm

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Fri Sep 14 16:12:32 UTC 2007

Craig White wrote:

> On Fri, 2007-09-14 at 06:56 -0500, Rex Dieter wrote:

>> That's the right setting, but you (sometimes) need to completely restart
>> X (or maybe only kdm?) for any changes in Xaccess to take effect.
> ----
> I wasn't sure how to restart kdm so I did a yum update and rebooted and
> will be in the office in an hour or so and will try it.
> I presume that there was some way to send a SIGHUP to the kdm process to
> restart it but I lacked the knowledge on how to do that.

The method I use to restart X is usually:
login (to console) as root
telinit 3
telinit 5

-- Rex

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