[CDBUG-talk] measuring HD activity

Patrick Muldoon doon at inoc.net
Mon Dec 31 18:27:22 EST 2007

On Dec 31, 2007, at 3:59 PM, Jesse Kempf wrote:

> I'd try systat -vmstat 1. It will at least indicate which of your  
> disks
> is getting hit, and how hard. As for what process? If these disks  
> back a
> network share, I'd just use something like iftop to see who's using  
> the
> most bandwidth.

or iostat -w1 is also pretty good to visualize HD loads.


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