On 8/2/07, Jeremy Gransden <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
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> On 8/2/07, Jim Stapleton <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > On 8/2/07, Jeremy Gransden <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
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> > >
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> > > On 8/2/07, Jim Stapleton <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > > > Sorry if my question is a bit confusing - I'm not even sure the proper
> > > > terminology, so I don't know what the best way to start looking is.
> > > >
> > > > I'm rebuilding a system at home, and I'd like to check how the build
> > > > is going at a slow time at work sometimes. I can connect to the system
> > > > from work (ssh into my main box, and then from there, ssh to the
> > > > system I'm working on). I have a terminal opened on that system
> > > > (actually, another ssh session fron the main box), and I'd like to
> > > > have my new connection attach to that terminal session, if possible,
> > > > so that I can just pick up where I left off, and monitor it from here.
> > > > Is this possible?
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Maybe your looking for screen.
> > >
> > > try
> > > man screen
> > > for more details.
> > > thanks,
> > > jeremy
> > >
> >
> > I was actually thinking console for that part of the terminology, but
> > yeah, that's what I want to attach to, the man page didn't tell me how
> > though.
> >
> > This seemed relevant:
> >     Output to a virtual console that not currently is on the display is
> saved
> >     in a buffer that holds a "screenfull" (normally 25) lines.  Any output
> >     written to /dev/console (the original console device) is echoed to
> >     /dev/ttyv0.
> >
> > However, cat'ing and less'ing the device did nothing, except act as if
> > it were waiting for input, and none was coming.
> >
> > I however did find out which screen I'm on using ps -A and grep:
> > [EMAIL PROTECTED] 12:01:15 (0) /ports/java/diablo-jdk15  > ps -A | grep tty
> > sjss              0.0   0   0:00.33  0.6  0      0    0 26343 26339
> > sshd: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (sshd)
> > sjss              0.0   0   0:09.61  0.5  0      0    0 43906 43903
> > sshd: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (sshd)
> >
> > So, I want to see what is going on with ttyp0
> > ttyp0
> >
> > Thanks,
> > -Jim Stapleton
> >
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> I guess i was a little vauge..... sorry.
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> What you will need to do is run the program screen, (sysutils/screen), on
> the macine that you will want to monitor, BEFORE you start your processes.
> the man page should be able to tell you how to attach/detach from the screen
> session. I use this all the time in much the same manner as you are trying.
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> thanks,
> jeremy
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OK, I didn't get that about the port. Thanks. I'll install that next.

Thanks for the assist everyone.

-Jim Stapleton
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