Christoph Kukulies wrote: > OK, I understand that 10000000 isn't good, I just thought it wouldn't > harm. But if it is a transfer rate killer then I'd better think of > typing ^C now. The command is running for 6 hours now.
No, with a size that isn't a multiple of sector sizes your transferred data will be corrupted. Actually, it's surprising that your number even works - the system should have complained when you requested that size for bs. > An idea how I can check the current amount of transfered byed alongside > the running dd command? Or watch the current i/o rate? hit Ctrl-T while running dd.
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