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Old 04-19-2005, 10:55 PM   #1
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how to run a program as a daemon?


I'm now write a shell-script to run a program as a daemon, as follow:
startproc         $TEST_PROGRAM
(or start_daemon $PROGRAM_FULL_PATH)
But when I run it, $TEST_PROGRAM still prints info on the screen.

How to solve it ?

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Old 04-19-2005, 10:58 PM   #2
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To background a program with no output, I use this:
prog_name > /dev/null 2> /dev/null &
Old 04-20-2005, 12:11 AM   #3
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scuzzman, thanks a lot


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