Augusto Jun Devegili wrote:

nohup is a possible solution; check its man page.


$ nohup wget http://server/big.iso &

On Fri, 2004-03-26 at 05:22, Robert Storey wrote:

I want to log off and hang up the modem. The question is, how to do so? With the
above process running, I can't even get back to the command line to type "exit"
(and wouldn't typing "exit" kill any process I'm running?). Ditto if I hit
ctrl-c. I suppose I could just hang up the modem, but that's not elegant.

Screen, nohup, etc; all great answers.

Just for curiosity's sake, isn't standard redirection
the first thing to think of?

#cvsup /ports-via-modem.sup > /root/cvsuplog &

Wanna get it back?

[1] + Running cvsup /ports-via-modem.sup > /root/cvsuplog

Wanna keep it in the bg, but check its current status?

$tail -f /myhome/cvsuplog

Willing to be educated,

Kevin Kinsey
DaleCo, S.P.

Kevin Kinsey
DaleCo, S.P.
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