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The occasional re-boot is needed for updates and things. Do I need to somehow clear / stop current relay circuits prior to doing a reboot to keep from messing someone up? Or do it just do a tor service stop, reboot, and it will come back to life. Thanks in advance.

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You just follow the normal way to stop tor (and start it after you reboot). When you stop tor, it will show you something like:

Jan 27 14:12:23.000 [notice] Interrupt: we have stopped accepting new connections, and will shut down in 30 seconds. Interrupt again to exit now.

This means, it is exiting 'gracefully'.

  • Ok thanks. I just wanted to make sure I didn't mess anyone up. Happy Tor'ing. – John Jan 29 '16 at 17:18
  • @John If this past solved your question you can accept it as the answer ;) – Ron Jan 30 '16 at 3:21

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