I/O monitor - like iptraf but for block devices ?
davej at redhat.com
Mon Jan 30 14:42:56 UTC 2006
On Mon, Jan 30, 2006 at 01:52:00PM +0100, Dennis Jacobfeuerborn wrote:
> Naoki wrote:
> >NAME PID BLOCKS/W BLOCKS/R
> >KB/s FD "FILE NAME" DEVICE
> >httpd 4836 45 1
> >53 13 /var/log/httpd/xxx /dev/hda2
> >And so on..
> >Diagnosing disk IO problems would be far easier if one had a tool that
> >could give "at a glace" detail into what is doing what and where..
> I'd like to see something like this too. Maybe Dave Jones could turn his
> "printk hack" (http://kernelslacker.livejournal.com/35270.html) into
> something usable by userland tools?
It'd be more worthwhile as a long-term goal to write such a tool
as a systemtap script. There has been some effort already into
doing something like this.
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