Re: AUTOCOMM script
From: Bill Thompson (bill.thompson_at_GOODYEAR.COM)
Date: Wed, 7 Jan 2004 13:11:59 -0500 To: aix-l@Princeton.EDU
Assuming this is sh or ksh the script calls the executable "TBL" and passes
it three parameters:
parameter 1 = ";NEW:COM"
parameter 2 = "!"
parameter 3 = "MW"
The trailing ampersand (&) puts the command in background and the leading
nohup runs the command so that it is immune to the hangup signal (which
means the process will keep running even though the parent process goes
TBL may be an executable (binary or script) that is accessible in the
current PATH, or it may be a command alias.
What do you get if you type "which TBL" as root?
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Vipin Khushu" <vkhushu@GUERNSEYOP.COM>
Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2004 12:16 PM
Subject: AUTOCOMM script
> Would somebody please deconstruct this script for me:
> # cd /home/ddms/bin
> # more AUTOCOMM
> nohup TBL \;NEW:COM ! MW &
> From our AIX 433 machine shell I am unable to start the application being
> called by this script.
> Instead AIX has to be rebooted in order for the application to start. The
> very same script is being called during system restart.
> I would like to find a way to do this without having to reboot.