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Old 07-31-2005, 10:27 AM   #1
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Hey all,
I thought i would do something different and load a minimal fedora 4 install on a spare partition i had to see how how things worked.
I configured wvdial (first time ive ever used it) and typed wvdial at the prompt and viola i was connected to the net, problem was i wasnt returned to a command prompt after wvdial had run. So basically i couldnt do anything else.
Can anyone point me in the right direction here, like possibly supressing the wvdial output and going to a prompt when its hooked up ?
Old 07-31-2005, 06:09 PM   #2
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Well if it's really what you want, you can run the following to make wvdial fork into the background and suppress all output:

wvdial > /dev/null 2> /dev/null &


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