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Old 06-09-2014, 09:18 AM   #1
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dial on demand

Hi I am using wvdial to connect a dial up modem to have access to internet and the problem is that wvdial does not go to background until I press ctrl+Z. Is there any way which would allow me to start wvdial in the background so that I can start it from shell script without hanging up for other commands.
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putting an & at the end of the command will force it into background.
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to suppress further output, you can also use
wvdial & disown


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