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Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2006 12:49:14 +0000
From: Hari Sekhon <>
Subject: Re: getting cracking speed info with nohup

ok, I haven't used GNU Screen before so I guess I'd better give it a try...


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 :)

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