Another option might be to rate limit it to one update per second, and have "n/max" or even just a percentage...
On 1 Jan 2010 14:57, "David Laight" <david%l8s.co.uk@localhost> wrote:
On Fri, Jan 01, 2010 at 09:22:55AM -0500, Steven Bellovin wrote: > > On Jan 1, 2010, at 8:32 AM, Pa...Maybe we should change it to output '.' at the start, '.' after the first
disk write, then just (say) 77 more '.' until the end of the dump?
(or the end of memory if doing a compressed dump).
That would show it is working and give some idea when it will finish.
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