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startserver - no command prompt returned

Hi

I can start my Sybase ASE16.0 SP02 PL03 server on SUSE 11 SP3 no problem with 'startserver -f $SYBASE/$SYABSE_ASE/install/RUN_EXBAX745'

All starts fine except that I don't get the command prompt back.  I just get the output of the start-up script but it just hangs at the line 'Console logging is disabled.  This is controlled via the 'enable console logging' configuration parameter'.

Even if I run as a background process using '&' as part of the command line.

Any ideas?

Cheers

replied

Is it really hanging, or do you think it is hanging because you don't see a prompt?

startserver causes the RUN_SERVER script to run in the background and then exits,
so what usually happens is that you execute startserver and it then returns the prompt, 
and the dataserver
process then quickly starts writing it's output to your screen and the
prompt rapidly disappears off
the top of your screen.

If you hit return, you should get another prompt. 

Cheers,

-bret

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