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Old 09-19-2007
NOHUP not working

Hello All,

Here is a problem of NOHUP.

I am trying to run a process which needs to be up and running even if the session is closed. I tried running it with "nohup", but starngely it is not working, when i exit from the session the process is also getting killed?

plz help me in finding out the cause?

I am running my process under SUN Solaris and using a KSH.

I am running my procees with the below command.

> nohup process_name &

and i get this at the command prompt after firing the above command, "Sending output to nohup.out". It is even creating nohup.out file.

please help me in running a process independet of session. is there any other way that prevents a process from receiving HANGUP signal?

Please help, any help would be thankful.
# 2  
Old 09-19-2007
Try running it from a shell without job control, such as 'sh'.
# 3  
Old 09-19-2007
Thanks .....That was really great it is working....

thank u so much...
# 4  
Old 09-19-2007
Originally Posted by shivamasam
That was really great information.

# 5  
Old 09-19-2007
Originally Posted by porter
Try running it from a shell without job control, such as 'sh'.
Porter, just curious - why would job control make a difference on whether nohup works?
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