"Andrew Falanga" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > A couple of months ago I wrote a daemon process that opens up connections on > TCP and listens for incoming data (that ultimately ends up in a database). > Now, when I was writing it, I was debugging and what not under my own user > id. However, the program now runs as root because it's started > automatically when the system comes up at boot time.
That alone doesn't sound like a particular good reason to me. > Now, here's the strange part. When running under my user id, even in daemon > mode, ps -aux | grep <user> would show me the daemon process. However, now > that it's running as root, it doesn't. Does ps -aux really no longer list the process, or does it get lost after the grep? Fabian
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