[ut2004] nohup or screen for Linux ut2004 server?
lostman at liquidcode.org
Thu Aug 26 13:44:59 EDT 2004
nohup ignores the HUP signal so the process doesn't die effectivly
making it a daemon. screen runs the process inside a sort of virtual
terminal so you can disconnect it from a terminal and reconnect it to
another terminal instead of dieing when the shell exits.. Also very
useful for irc clients.
>Is it better to start UT2004 server in Linux using "nohup" preceding the
>command or to use the screen command instead of nohup? I have been using
>this command to start the server:
>/home/games/UT2004/System/ucc-bin server \
>ini=ut2004.ini -nohomedir log=utserver.log
>I have that all on one line (without the "\"s) in a shell script
>startut2004.sh and I execute the script with
>nohup ./startut2004.sh &
>I have seen that sample scripts do not do this, they use the screen command in
>screen -A -m -d -S ./startserver
>I am also wondering if this list is archived somewhere, so I don't need to ask
>a question that has been asked and answered many times.
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