..:::BeOS Mr. X:::.. wrote: > Well I was just asking for interests sake, I do read this ext3 out of > curiosity just to learn a few tips. I didtn want to bother the whole > user group, but what is the USR1 bit ? How would I do that ? It's not a bit, it's a signal. E.g.: killall -USR1 dd Or write a C program to make the kill(2) system call on the PID of the dd process every so often. Of course you will need privileges either way; either dd has to be running as you, or you need to be root.
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