security flaw in udev

M A Young m.a.young at
Wed Apr 22 18:32:25 UTC 2009

On Wed, 22 Apr 2009, Dennis J. wrote:

> What is the proper procedure to update infrastructure components like udev or 
> hal without rebooting the machine? udev for example doesn't have an init 
> script.

udev is fired off from /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit . To restart udevd, kill the 
process and run /sbin/start_udev

 	Michael Young

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