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I had the same problem and tried @Prem's solution. I got permission denied error. Also, if you want to run nohup with while loop using a variable from a file, double quotation marks dont work. It looks for the variable in shell environment, not from the file. Later, I run the same command with single quotation mark without error: nohup bash -c 'while read ...


Didn't your nohup say "redirecting stderr to stdout"? That's exactly what happened. nohup >> a.log & redirected the stderr to a.log (because stderr was a tty when you ran the command from an interactive shell), and then the second nohup python3 .. from didn't have to do that any more (because its stderr was not a tty, but a....

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