ps oddity

Felipe Bergo (lists) spamtrap at
Fri Feb 2 01:08:49 UTC 2007

> Now, here's the strange part.  When running under my user id, even in daemon
> mode, ps -aux | grep <user> would show me the daemon process.  However, now
> that it's running as root, it doesn't.  Why is that?  The only way I've been
> able to tell that it's running is by using sockstat.

Are you doing

   ps -aux | grep root

instead of

   ps -aux | grep previous_user_who_is_not_running_the_process


Look for your process in

   ps -aux | less

Still missing ?

-- Felipe

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