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Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2006 13:47:41 +0100
From: Simon Marechal <>
Subject: Re: getting cracking speed info with nohup

Simon Marechal wrote:
> Hari Sekhon wrote:
>>When running nohup ./john passwdfile &, how can I found out the speed of
>>the cracking the way you can when you just run ./john passwdfile and
>>press enter to see what it is trying and how many combinations a second
>>is is doing..?
> as explained previously it's easier to use a "screen". If you want to do
> this, you'll have to alter signal.c and register a new signal handler
> that will do:
> event_status = event_pending = 1;
> or something like that :)

... and send the proper signal to the john process. This will not be a

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