Problem with ext3 filesystem

Bryan Kadzban bryan at
Sat Dec 30 03:39:47 UTC 2006

..:::BeOS Mr. X:::.. wrote:
> Well I was just asking for interests sake, I do read this ext3 out of
> curiosity just to learn a few tips. I didtn want to bother the whole
> user group, but what is the USR1 bit ? How would I do that ?

It's not a bit, it's a signal.  E.g.:

killall -USR1 dd

Or write a C program to make the kill(2) system call on the PID of the
dd process every so often.  Of course you will need privileges either
way; either dd has to be running as you, or you need to be root.

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 252 bytes
Desc: OpenPGP digital signature
URL: <>

More information about the Ext3-users mailing list