I have a service running on my server (in this case, audio/icecast) via rc scripts. I want the non-root user to be able to see that Icecast is running.
As root, if I type:
service icecast status
it gives me this response:
icecast is running as pid 74983.
As non-root, if I try the same...
I have started a dd clone
dd if=/dev/raid5/raidp1 of=/dev/ad8
And it keeps running for quite a while now. And I'd like to estimate if the process is still working and how long it might take to finish.
Top suggests that all is still fine:
PID USERNAME THR PRI NICE SIZE RES...