> > There is a --totals option, but that is before compression. I don't > think there is a way to do it. > Dang. THere is a "tell" command on "mt" which tells you what block number you are on, but according to the man page only exists for some types of drive. And evidently not mine :-( That would have worked with some simple math. -- “Don't eat anything you've ever seen advertised on TV” - Michael Pollan, author of "In Defense of Food"