[clug] Viewing another SSH session?

Martijn van Oosterhout kleptog at svana.org
Mon Nov 1 12:20:53 GMT 2004

On Mon, Nov 01, 2004 at 08:59:43PM +1100, Avi Miller wrote:
> Hey,
> I'm fairly certain the answer to this is, "No way!" but I thought I'd 
> check first: I started a process via SSH about 8 hours ago and forget to 
> launch it using screen. The process is still running (I can see it in 
> the ps list), but it outputs its progress -- and I'd like to see how far 
> it is.
> So, my question is: Is there any way for me to see the current or last 
> few lines outputted to another SSH session?

There may be other ways, but in desparation you could always try
straceing the process you want the output of to see what it's writing
Martijn van Oosterhout   <kleptog at svana.org>   http://svana.org/kleptog/
> Patent. n. Genius is 5% inspiration and 95% perspiration. A patent is a
> tool for doing 5% of the work and then sitting around waiting for someone
> else to do the other 95% so you can sue them.
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