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# 1  
Old 10-27-2007
problem using sleep command

hi all

im trying to :

while true
sleep 1000

the problem is that after the 24:00 hour the script stop

any idea Smilie
# 2  
Old 10-27-2007
There is nothing in the script that will make it stop.

How is it running, a nohup, telnet or ssh session?

Is there ever any user interaction?
# 3  
Old 10-27-2007
no it is a script that collect info and should not stop

the problem that after the 00:00 AM it stop with out a reason
# 4  
Old 10-27-2007
Yes, but how does it run? How is it started?

spawned job?




# 5  
Old 10-27-2007
the program run manualy in the first time and run until it gets "Ctrl C" from the user

the env is bash on sun solaris
# 6  
Old 10-27-2007
Hey there,

Also, what's the "command" that's being run? That may be an issue.

If you're running the command manually, are you running it from a remote terminal or a local console? Assuming you're running it and leaving it to run, is there any process on that box (or on your vpn/network connection) that disconnects users at midnight?

Basically, I agree with the responses above and think it either has to do very specifically with how you're invoking the program and/or what the command is that's being running every n number of seconds.


, Mike
# 7  
Old 10-27-2007
Originally Posted by lione.heart
the program run manualy in the first time and run until it gets "Ctrl C" from the user
So it is run interactively in a terminal of some kind, what kind of terminal,

dtterm? xterm? ssh? telnet? console?
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