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Old 10-20-2010
Session independent process


i am trying to run a report which takes approx 5 hours to complete so what i did i put that reporting command in background and then this reporting process started executed in background but the problem is when i close that session that background job lost Smilie ....

please help me that how to run a command in background which is session independent
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Old 10-20-2010

Have a look at the nohup command.
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Old 10-20-2010
nohup /home/user/yourscript >/home/user/yourscript.log 2>&1 &

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nohup /home/user/yourscript >/home/user/yourscript.log  2>&1 &

You can also launch it using crontab

You can also launch it in a GNU screen session this very nice tool allow sharing/unattaching/re-attaching sessions.

Last edited by ctsgnb; 10-20-2010 at 08:46 AM..
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Old 10-20-2010
thanx for reply it worked
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