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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I want to write a script which continuously checking status of a script running in background by nohup command. And if same script is not running then immediately start the script...please help..
i am using below command to run script
nohup system_traps.sh &
but in some... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: ketanraut
Should the user jobs specified in crontab be running in background?
Cron daemon is already running in background. So I am not sure
whether should the jobs (output and error messages are redirected to file)
ran by it be explicitly stated to be run in background (& at end of command)
if one... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: joe_x
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
Having a doubt.
sort file1 &
when we sent a job to the background it returns
again if we want to ... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: knroy10
4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Is there a way to suspend (TSTP?) a job that is running in the background, _without_ first bringing it to the foreground and inputting Ctrl-Z from the keyboard?
IOW, something similar to issuing the shell's bg builtin command on a job ID to resume a job that is suspended in the background,... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: uiop44
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a scenario where I am executing some child shell scripts in background (using &)through a master parent script.
Is there a way I can capture the exit status of each individual child script after the execution is completed. (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: paragkalra
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am running a shell script whose execution often takes several hours to complete. Is there way I can get some kind of status update as the job is running? Something as simple as the start and the current time stamp.
Gussi (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Gussifinknottle
We use AIX 5.3 at our work place. I only in my team have a strange problem of not able run jobs background. Other colleagues are able to run without any problem.
Once I kick off background job using nohup and & command, It immediately stops. The following error I get when I run.
... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: anandsbr
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have run one shell script in background that contains a endless while loop.
I am not able to know the status of that job .
Please provide any command to know this. I have already used "ps -aef" , "jobs" to know it , but it didn't work. I am sure the process is running as it is generating a file... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: sumanta
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am running a job .. and i want to know the status tht it is runnig or not ..
and how can i find the jobId of my job ..
I have to get it to kill my running job
Pls let me know da Unix commands to do it ..
i m wrking on Hp UNIX (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: ravi.sadani19
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Recently I've run a few scripts in the foreground, but have realised later they should of been better nohup'd and placed in the background. I understand how to change a foreground job into a background one, but how would put the job into the nohup state?
Thanks (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: rdbooth