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So how do you restart it?
Authored by: lpb2h on Feb 03, '04 04:44:24PM

Well, while my right half of menu bar was beech balling, I killed the SystemUIServer process hoping that it would toss all those items visually as well as in the system. But they remained visible.

The following page:
http://developer.apple.com/documentation/MacOSX/Conceptual/BPSystemStartup/Concepts/UserSessions.html
says that SystemUIServer is launched by loginwindow.

The SystemUIServer lives here:
/System/Library/CoreServices/SystemUIServer.app/Contents/MacOS/SystemUIServer

To answer your question: I don't know the exact parameters for the application (apparently, no parameters are required), but in a pinch you can run the application straight from the terminal, i.e., just type:
/System/Library/CoreServices/SystemUIServer.app/Contents/MacOS/SystemUIServer

I did just that, and it did cause a couple of my menu items (volume and time) to re-appear and function properly.

Apparently in Panther there are additional parameters:
http://developer.apple.com/documentation/ReleaseNotes/Carbon/HIToolbox.html

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