Re: Linux doing "cooperative multitasking"?

Daniel Linder (
Wed, 27 Nov 1996 10:31:04 -0600

Uwe Bonnes wrote:
> I start netscape on an rxvt-Term. I forgot to send it in the Background
> not giving "&" at the end of the command line. So I hit "^Z" on the
terminal I
> started netscape. Nothing happens for a long time or at all.

No, the ^Z is saying "Suspend the running process and get back to the
controlling tty" (my interpertitation). You need to then issue the "bg"
command from the command line to have the netscape session continue on in
the background.