>>nohup is a possible solution; check its man page. >> >>Example: >> >>$ 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? > > #jobs >  + 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. > I was wondering if I did something like this using putty: #nohup btlaunchmany.py . & and then the session was terminated because of a power spike, how could I put the process back into the foreground after logging in again so I could see its statistics? I wouldnt want to use redirection because it would probably use too much disk. Thanks, Rommel _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"