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Date:      Wed, 08 Aug 2007 07:11:28 -0500
From:      "Jack Stone" <>
Subject:   Re: restart network without shutdown
Message-ID:  <BAY125-F27393B84C72B1F564D48A0CCE70@phx.gbl>
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>From: Eric Crist <>
>To: Narek Gharibyan <>
>CC:, 'Xihong Yin' <>
>Subject: Re: restart network without shutdown
>Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2007 10:42:11 -0500
>Install screen from ports, run it from within screen.
>You'll still get disconnected, but you should be able to reconnect  after 
>it's done.  Screen will allow the script to complete, whereas  your ssh 
>session is killing it half/part way through...
>Eric Crist
>On Aug 7, 2007, at 10:19 AMAug 7, 2007, Narek Gharibyan wrote:
>>I think the best way is
>>but when you try it via ssh connection it outputs an fatal error  and your
>>ssh hangs up. You cannot connect again via ssh.
>>But you can do it via console and everything will ok.
>>-----Original Message-----
>>[] On Behalf Of Xihong Yin
>>Sent: Tuesday, August 07, 2007 6:02 PM
>>Subject: restart network without shutdown
>>How can I restart my network card without shutdown/reboot? I use DHCP.

When running a command from a remote connection & concerned about a 
disconnect, then run it via cron set to run within a few minutes.

Screen sounds good too -- never used that one.


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