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Re: OT Linux question - running a process in background



On Wed, 2005-06-15 at 18:48 -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 15, 2005 at 07:45:25PM -0300, Patrick Boutilier wrote:
> > >I heard that you can do something like this with NOHUP, but my process 
> > >is running
> > Try running the tar in a "screen" .
> > man screen
> 
> This has huge advantages over using bg or nohup, since you can reattach to
> it later -- even from somewhere else. But unfortunately, you have to do this
> *first* -- you can't move it after you've started.

dtach is a lighter alternative to using screen.  It performs only the
detaching features that screen has.

-- 
Adam Gibson <agibson ptm com>


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