[Beowulf] Users abusing screen
reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Mon Oct 24 04:20:02 PDT 2011
Am 24.10.2011 um 13:00 schrieb Gregory Matthews:
> Prentice Bisbal wrote:
>> Using nohup was exactly the advice I gave to one of my users yesterday.
>> Not sure if he'll use it. 'man' is a very difficult program to learn,
>> from what I understand.
> our experience of ppl using nohup without really thinking it through is
> eventually filling the partition with an enormous nohup.out file.
It's possible to make an alias, so that "nohup" reads "nohup > /dev/null"
The redirection doesn't need to be at the end of the command. Depends whether they need the output, and/or any output file is created by the application on its own anyway.
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