problem with shell script
j.mckeown at ru.ac.za
Thu Jan 13 06:42:53 UTC 2011
On Wednesday 12 January 2011 17:58:33 David Scheidt wrote:
> ps ax | grep [s]lapd | wc -l
> The  creates a one-character class that doesn't match the regex. Easier
> to type and grep should be a bit faster.
And you can save another process by using
ps ax | grep -c '[s]lapd'
Although as others have pointed out, you can also use pgrep.
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