it is a dual boot system. however, my mistake was simple. i changed
directories to where the data and the do-file were inside the do-file,
but not before. so the system couldn't find the do-file. i didn't end
up running it in background: i used the commands: nohup stata -s do fe
and that worked. i just had to change directories first. this is the
type of thing i should de-bug myself -- i just couldn't find it. Thanks
for taking time to respond!
--On Wednesday, June 12, 2002 2:33 -0400 Traci wrote:
alternatively, if i try to run the job in the background by typing
stata -b do fe &
where fe is the name of the do file i am trying to run, i get the
 Done stata -s do fe\
and still, i can't find the job anywhere, or the output from the job.
in the do-file, i specify the directory, set the memory, and open the
file to be used. does anyone know what i am doing wrong?
thanks in advance for any advice you can offer!
On our Solaris systems, one would give the commands
stata -b do fe
and the result would be placed in fe.log. This is true batch -- not
background, which is a child process of your terminal session.
Unix and Linux machines do not have 'h' drives, in my experience; smells
Windows. Is this a dual-boot system?
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