[CentOS] Certain scripts "hang" the terminal on logout

Matt Hyclak hyclak at ohio.edu
Fri Oct 24 15:51:20 UTC 2008

On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 10:48:53AM -0500, Sean Carolan enlightened us:
> I have an init script that after running, causes my terminal not to
> log out cleanly.  Here's what i mean:
> # /etc/init.d/script restart  << this runs fine, returns my shell prompt
> # exit  <<  When I enter this command, my shell window just stays
> "stuck" and actually won't close down.
> Anyone know why this happens?

Are you spawning/backgrounding jobs in the script?


Matt Hyclak
Systems and Operations 
Office of Information Technology
Ohio University
(740) 593-1222
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