Background Process, Linux:
if we want to run the process as background,we have to use & symbol.
bash>./test.sh to run it as foreground service.
To run it in background,
How to run the process as service in linux: [Always up]:
1) while linux system is in init process, shell files available in /etc/init.d got executed
whenever the system is up, .profilerc or .bashrc or /etc/init.d/ scripts are executed.
Add your process to run in background
add below line in your .bashrc or in any /etc/init.d/*.sh scripts
In Linux, From command prompt, if I want to do some bulk copy,usually I do like this:
i) in one command prompt, I will perform copy operation
ii)In another command prompt, I will do other work
We can do the same thing in single command prompt... How to do it ?
i) run copy operation in background operation
ii) Continue your work
>cp bigFolder folderB &
it will immediately returns to prompt,since copy operation is performed in background.
Next line, I can do any operation.
Once the copy operation is done, It will show below message in command prompt:
2+1 cp Done.