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1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
I was practicing writing simple loops as I am a new bash user and I created this script, which turned out to be an endless loop where the echo output does not stop and I do not see where my mistake is.
echo 'enter a number from 1 to 100'
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Discussion started by: goldenlinx
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
AM very new to shell scripting and try to run a simple do while loop statement, but it ends up running endlessly. please can anyone assist, dunno what am doing wrong, any useful suggestions will be welcomed.
### To check a running process instance
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Discussion started by: bayoo
I am running Oracle Database and after a while I keep getting this message whenever I execute any command.
I cannot execute any command even shutdown, whenever I execute any command , I get this message
/usr/bin/ksh: 0403-031 The fork function failed. There is not enough memory... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: filosophizer
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I've written a script to read 2 files and compare the contents using while loop but somehow when $line is not found in test2, the script will continue looping.
Below is my code, pls advise what could went wrong
for line in test1.txt | while read line
grep -i... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: Nick1971
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
First time post. I did a search so I didn’t see this specific issue. It seems to be a head scratcher for me.
I have an hourly job that on rare occasions, gets into an endless loop.
I’ve tried different scenarios but the current version does basically the following.
Find all the *.arc files and... (18 Replies)
Discussion started by: Sylvan303
I wrote a program with the Motif Widget Toolkit. It has a
button and a scrollbar. When the user hits the button the
callback creates a new fork() thread. The new thread sleeps
for a while and then changes the position of the scrollbar.
It does this in an endless loop.
I need the... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: mghis
I have done a re-installation of sco unix openserver 5.0.5 and managed to create users. The problem am facing is that of one user logging in more than 5 times. How can i overcome this problem. the system give the error below.
-sh: fork failed - too many processes in sco unix... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: njoroge
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
When finding a string in files within a directory, one can use this:
grep -r "searchstring" dir/subdir/ > listofoccurrences.txt
For brevity sake one can enter the intended directory and use this:
grep -r "searchstring" . > listofoccurrences.txt
which as I found out leads to an endless loop,... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: figaro
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
PHP user here. I'm using an endless loop to perform to mimic a cron. The script does something every 20 minutes. It sleep()s in the meantime.
I have various checks that ensure that only instance can run, including a "gentleman agreement" locked file.
However, I'd like to make sure... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: jjshell
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm pretty new to UNIX shell scripting and need some help. We have an Informatica interface that dumps any files that have errors into a directory. I need to check that directory periodically for any of up to 9 files that might be in it and run a specific process for each file found. The... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: JeffR