I tried the following in debian:

mysqld restart > mysqld.txt

But I can see nothing in mysqld.txt, while I can still see the output of mysqld restart on screen. I wonder why.

  • Why don't you accept the answer to this question, or the other questions you have posted? – Geoff Feb 23 '13 at 15:27

> redirects stdout. You need to use 2> to redirect stderr, or &> for both.

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