getty..not hanging up

Roy M. Silvernail roy at comcon.UUCP
Sat Jan 6 01:52:00 AEST 1990

In article <A$1C1*>, fischer at (Axel Fischer) writes:
| roy at comcon.UUCP (Roy M. Silvernail) writes:
| >I just tried this exact procedure. (tail -f .bashrc &, running a bash
| >shell) ps reported a shell and a tail in the background. I typed 'bye'
| >and the system dropped carrier. 
| Hmmm, I *always* used this trick to stay online on a dialup '286
| Xenix System to get a fresh login. (saves telephon costs :-)

If all you want is a fresh login, try 'exec login' (or 'exec bash
-login' in my case ;-)

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