need Linux help (watch and LVS)

Sam Lawrance boris at
Sun Nov 4 03:35:07 PST 2007

On 04/11/2007, at 2:33 PM, C Thala wrote:

> Can someone tell me the FreeBSD equivalent of the Linux command  
> "watch".
> In Linux, watch is like top, but you can run it against any command
> and have it refresh every N seconds. There is a watch command in
> FreeBSD but it does something else entirely.

You can do this using a simple shell loop.  If you really need the  
GNU watch command it is available in ports as "gnu-watch".

Have a nice day

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