On 2/1/07, Fabian Keil <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
"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 I do not believe so. When I did the same ps | grep command when running
the program under my userid, I would see matches for both the program and for the grep. Andy _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"