In the last episode (Dec 22), Steve Rapaport said:
> I've got a "Alter table DROP INDEX" that's been running for over 48
> hours now. I'm hoping to load a bunch of tables in a new database
> with 22 million records, and then create the indexes afterwards, but
> if this creation takes days, I really want to know if it is working
> or not, and how far it has progressed.
> Does anyone know how to track the progress of a long Alter Table, or
> an indexing op?
The best you can do is go into the database directory and watch the
temp table size relative to the original table.