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Old 06-09-2014, 08:18 AM   #1
sreeharsha1988
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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.
 
Old 06-09-2014, 09:21 AM   #2
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putting an & at the end of the command will force it into background.
 
Old 06-10-2014, 01:44 PM   #3
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to suppress further output, you can also use
Code:
wvdial & disown
 
  


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