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Date:      Tue, 7 Aug 2007 21:11:29 +0400 (GST)
From:      Rakhesh Sasidharan <>
To:        Eric Crist <>
Cc:        Narek Gharibyan <>,, 'Xihong Yin' <>
Subject:   Re: restart network without shutdown
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In-Reply-To: <>
References:  <Pine.CYG.4.58.0708070859220.3944@OHD12-8386.nws.noaa> <001201c7d906$58e8ee40$> <>

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Eric Crist wrote:

> Install screen from ports, run it from within screen.
> You'll still get disconnected, but you should be able to reconnect after it's 
> done.  Screen will allow the script to complete, whereas your ssh session is 
> killing it half/part way through...

Just curious -- how come screen works in such situations? I recollect 
someone else too recommending screen a few days ago (instead of "watch" to 
connect to another terminal) coz it doesn't get cut. The SSH session in 
which screen runs gets disconnected, but screen still works ... useful!


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