Date: Sun, 21 Aug 2011 20:40:19 +0400 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: MPI / OpenMPI groszek suggested, assuming that Richard is using MPI: On Sun, Aug 21, 2011 at 4:22 AM, groszek <necro@...icon.pl> wrote: > killall -USR1 john But apparently Richard is using something else: On Sun, Aug 21, 2011 at 09:52:08AM -0500, Richard Miles wrote: > Thanks for suggestion, but it doesn't work as expected. It kills my > current john task and the next on the queue is still not responsive > with space bar... > > ./john.sh: line 21: 14362 User defined signal 1 /tools/jtr/john > --format=$1 -w:/home/rick/myrockyou-75.txt -rules:$i $2 Richard - you may send all john's a SIGHUP: killall -HUP john which makes them update their .rec files right away, then query their status with: john --status=SESSION-NAME This way, you'll see the progress of each of them. Obviously, this is not very convenient if your only reason to run multiple john's was to use multiple CPUs. Improvements in this area are planned. Currently, you can avoid running multiple john's yet use multiple CPUs for some hash types with an OpenMP-enabled build. Alexander
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