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Run Daemon in linux

Posted 01-13-2006 at 07:20 AM by bogoda

HI ,

I am new to Red Hat 9.

I want to know how can i create a Deamon program to run in linux when system boot up.

I run the following program.

But no out put.

I want set it as Daemon.

#include <sys/types.h>
#include <sys/stat.h>
#include <stdio.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <fcntl.h>
#include <errno.h>
#include <unistd.h>
#include <syslog.h>
#include <string.h>

int main(void) {

/* Our process ID and Session ID */
pid_t pid, sid;

/* Fork off the parent process */
pid = fork();
if (pid < 0) {


/* Close out the standard file descriptors */

/* Daemon-specific initialization goes here */

/* The Big Loop */
while (1) {

printf("Inside Enter j:");
/* Do some task here ... */
sleep(100); /* wait 30 seconds */

Any one kow the solution plse.

Thank you.
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  1. Old Comment
    If any one know this.
    Posted 12-31-1969 at 07:00 PM by bogoda bogoda is offline
  2. Old Comment
    This(as well as the post above this) should be posted in the forums.
    Posted 12-31-1969 at 07:00 PM by bogoda bogoda is offline


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