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Date: Sat, 29 Sep 2012 01:50:28 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: mpirun + john :: How can I hit enter and see the current status?

On 28 Sep, 2012, at 23:58 , Thireus ( <> wrote:

> When using john with OpenMP (mpirun + john command) hitting the enter key does not report the current status.
> A user on my blog asks me how to fix this problem:
> "What setting in this jumbo version do I need to change so I can hit enter and see the current status, time elapsed, c/s guesses, etc?"
> To me, this is not a very big deal, as we can access saved sessiosn and request their current status manually. But still, if you use John on many computers, how can you manage that ? Can we use SIGNALs for that?
> The question is in the last Sean's comments here:
> Feel free to reply directly to him. I'd really like to know some good and proper solutions too. :)

I use to "pkill -USR1 mpiexec" for that. Maybe in the case you describe it should be "pkill -USR1 mpirun" instead. I believe this is documented.


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