check the status of 'dd' in progress

ps auxww |grep " dd " |grep -v grep |awk '{print $2}' |while read pid; do kill -USR1 $pid; done
Check the status of a 'dd' in progress. useful when creating very large dumps and want to see how far along it is. Sending the kill -USR1 forces dd to dump it's progress to stdout

By: nottings
2009-02-19 22:46:06

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works as expected (ubuntu 8.04)
lordarmitage · 709 weeks and 2 days ago

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