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Old 09-19-2005, 02:34 PM   #1
alaios
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Daemon Processhas already been asked (and possibly answered).


Hi i am trying to create a daemon process

if (pid<0){
printf("Error creating child process ");
}
if (pid >0){
exit(0);
}
sid=setsid();
if (sid<0){
perror("Problem with the child process");
}


What i know is that i have to fork for a new process ... The new process that now runs in to background.. I also know that the daemon code should be inside a while statement so as to run continiously
while(1){
//do your job
}

I want to know if this code will consume all the cpu or not
 
Old 09-19-2005, 05:24 PM   #2
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Hi,

No, it will behave like any other process and go through the scheduler.
 
  


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