Re: [nslu2-linux] Re: detaching process from tty
On Thu, 18 Nov 2004 19:38:42 -0000, Stephen Henson wrote:
> > > I'm trying to background a task so that it continues to run after
> > > I logout.
> If you just mean run something in the background then doing:
> whatever ... &
> works for me with bash. It did work with busybox 1.0 too IIRC but you
> have to make the login shell use the new busybox sh: it would still use
> the old one by default.
I can confirm that this works on unslung 2.12 with busybox 1.0. I
don't have bash. I run the twonkyvision manual with "./mediaserver &"
and then log out from the shell. It keeps running.