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From Fredrik Liden <>
Subject RE: Determining if Tomcat is running
Date Mon, 02 Jul 2001 23:27:55 GMT
I'm not really familiar with Linux or the ps command.
Could you give a short description of what this does:

ps -aux --cols 500 |grep $TOMCAT_HOME


-----Original Message-----
From: Tim O'Neil []
Sent: Monday, July 02, 2001 4:15 PM
Subject: Re: Determining if Tomcat is running

At 03:36 PM 7/2/2001, you wrote:

>Probably not foolproof, but off the top of my head:
>  ps -aux --cols 500 |grep $TOMCAT_HOME

ps aux <--- BSD options. You'll want "ef" for
SysV variants like Linux.

I KNOW, Linux isn't a sys V kernel, but the ports,
like ps seem to be.

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