Machine Independent??

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Top Forums UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers Machine Independent??
# 1  
Old 05-28-2008
Machine Independent??


What do we mean when we say " Unix is Machine Independent?"

Can anybody explain with example?

# 2  
Old 05-28-2008
This looks like homework. Please do not post homework problems.
Login or Register to Ask a Question

Previous Thread | Next Thread

10 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting

1. IP Networking

1 VPS with 2 IP addresses. How to make them independent?

Code: auto ens3 iface ens3 inet static address netmask broadcast gateway auto ens3:0 iface ens3:0 inet static address 188.xx.xx.xx5 netmask I want the... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: oshihari
1 Replies

2. IP Networking

1 VPS with 2 IP addresses. How to make them independent?

I have this in /etc/network/interfaces: auto ens3 iface ens3 inet static address netmask broadcast gateway auto ens3:0 iface ens3:0 inet static address 188.xx.xx.xx5 netmask... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: Douro
0 Replies

3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Asking independent-study textbook-style questions

Hello, I intend to ask doubts about exercises in a book that I'm self-studying. It's not part of a course; it's just independent study. (EDIT: The book that I'm self-studying is "The Unix Programming Environment", by Kernighan and Ritchie) I'm aware that the rules for the Homework &... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: favq
3 Replies

4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Independent column sorting

Dear All, I have a set of columns (usually unknown number) and I would like to sort each of them (descending values) but my columns are independent. Can you please help me file1 1,5,7 3,4,9 2,6,8 outcome should be 1,4,7 2,5,8 3,6,9 I have tried sort -n -k1,1 -k2,2 -k3,3 but this... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: A-V
8 Replies

5. Shell Programming and Scripting

Session independent process

Hi i am trying to run a report which takes approx 5 hours to complete so what i did i put that reporting command in background and then this reporting process started executed in background but the problem is when i close that session that background job lost :( .... please help me that... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: aishsimplesweet
3 Replies

6. Solaris

Start process independent from TERMINAL (or also with PPID 1)

Hi *, please, I need fast tip (help). I have a process starting through /etc/rc3.d/xxxx script. However, sometimes (mostly because of testing reasons) I need to stop the process, change something and then start it again. But: 1) when I start it in terminal, the process dies when I leave the... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: freeangel
2 Replies

7. Shell Programming and Scripting

Position independent Parameter passing

Hi all, When parameters are passed to the shell script, they are dereferenced by their position. For example, I call and pass two parameters param1 and param2 as following: ./ param1 param2 In the script,, I refer to first parameter (param1 ) as $1 and second... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: sonaluphale
1 Replies

8. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users

is syslogd logging locale independent?

Just wanna know whether syslogd logs messages in a locale-independent fashion. I want to read the date/time format from log files. Normally the date/time is of the form Jan 23 04:11:30. can this date/time information found in log files be different for different locales?? (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: sudesh
2 Replies

9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

how to Launch an independent process.

Hello, I needed a help please... I have an application which launches process. For this i am using fork and execv method calls. By doing this my launched process are now child process of the parent process(launching process). I dont want this to happen, i want the process that is launched to... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: deepthi
1 Replies

10. Filesystems, Disks and Memory

making the application session independent

Hi all, I am actually new to Unix programming and this is my first question to this forum. I have an application and i want it to run independent of the command shell. For example, i run the application from a telnet session. But when i close my session, application is terminated. I just... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: bokhari_jawad
2 Replies
Login or Register to Ask a Question

Featured Tech Videos