[CentOS] init script question

Filipe Brandenburger filbranden at gmail.com
Fri Dec 12 17:29:27 UTC 2008


Hi,

On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 09:13, Davide Cittaro
<davide.cittaro at ifom-ieo-campus.it> wrote:
> Ok, another one: the process I would like to start is not a daemon
> itself. If I start it with "daemon" function it remains in foreground.
> Ok, I can play with '&' but is there a init function to start in
> background a process?

Use "nohup" and redirect file descriptors to be safe.

nohup cmd... </dev/null >/dev/null 2>&1 &

Look up "man nohup" for (a few) more details.

HTH,
Filipe


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