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Old 08-22-2006, 09:32 PM   #1
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How to re-run a command every x seconds automatically?


Suppose I want this command

# cat /proc/mdstat

to run every 2 sec automatically and repetitively, what is the command that must precede the cat command?

*not using cron

Thanks!
 
Old 08-22-2006, 09:34 PM   #2
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kinda the whole idea behind cron, reason you're not using it?
 
Old 08-22-2006, 09:35 PM   #3
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Does this do what you want?
Code:
watch -n 2 cat /proc/mdstat
 
Old 08-22-2006, 09:49 PM   #4
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Thanks ! That's the command I'm looking for.

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Does this do what you want?
Code:
watch -n 2 cat /proc/mdstat
 
Old 08-22-2006, 10:58 PM   #5
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It's also possible to run mdadm in daemon mode to report any issues with your devices to you.
 
  


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