Reading a file after nth line

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# 8  
Old 07-29-2011
check my last edited post and see if it works.

# 9  
Old 07-29-2011
nope, it doesn't work. I am really not understanding the usage of single and double quotes.
Can you please provide some pointers to read up?
# 10  
Old 08-01-2011
If my timestamp="11:16:14" then
sed -ne '/'"$timestamp"'/,$p' $logFile 

works fine

And if timestamp="2011/06/28 11:16:14" then nothing works.
Any reasons?

---------- Post updated at 12:35 PM ---------- Previous update was at 09:04 AM ----------

work around
I replaced "/" with "\/" and ":" with "\:" and the above command worked like charm.

Last edited by radoulov; 08-01-2011 at 05:15 AM.. Reason: Code tags!
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