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1. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I'm quite used to run commands in the background using & like in:
$ myscript &But this is NOT what I'm trying to do today. What I'm trying to achieve is to run a script the normal way (without &), have my script do a little checkup and then jump to background. Something like:... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: chebarbudo
2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have a question.
I will be running a background process using nohup and & command at end. I want to send output to a file say myprocess.out.
So will this command work?
nohup myprocess.ksh > myprocess.out &
Thanks in advance guys !!!
:) (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: vx04
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am having issues with syntax when I am trying to send a job to the background after a input redirection.
I have this script which sends some files to different servers after zipping them. Once I execute it, it will ask for user input as of which server the files need to go to. (The... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: grep_me
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
can we print anything, when sleep is running..?
like printing dots(.. . . . . . . . .) to indicate that some process is going on...?
i mean, can we send sleep to background, proceed with printing, till sleep is going on... in s single step.
I have written a funtion to solve this.
... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Dpu
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have many CPU intensive processes running and sometimes I run them in the foreground so that I can see what the output is.
I want to send that foreground process to the background, but also have it direct the output to a logfile.
I know to send something to the bg I do
Ctrl-z on the FG... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: jhullbuzz
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
This is a very crude attempt in Bash at something that I needed but didn't seem to find in the 'sleep' command. However, I would like to be able to do it without the need for the temp file. Please go easy on me if this is already possible in some other way:
How many times have you used the... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: deckard
7. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Hi guys, I have a issue with a background process, I need to update the value of a variable in that process which is running at this time and it will be running for at least 2 days.
I will apreciate your help. regards.
Razziel. (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: razziel
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
How to pass the password in background.....?
" /usr/bin/hdiutil attach -mountroot -stdinpass /path/to/mount/
The above command asks the password to mount a sparse image and when
supplied it gets mount. But my requirement is to use... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: ashwin.patil
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Working on a script to look in a directory for a certain file. If the file is not there, check the time. If the time is greater than 10:00, send me an email. If it's not, sleep for 15 minutes and then do this all over again.
I can get it to email me if the file's not there without the sleep... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: dstinsman