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Old 12-23-2007, 07:44 PM   #1
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req: way to find out which processes are hogging disk I/O


Hi there.

I'm trying to find a way to find out which processes are responsible for most of the disk I/O on my machine. I tried iostat but don't see a way to get the data I'm looking for.

It would be great if this solution worked on Darwin also.


TIA
 
Old 12-23-2007, 07:46 PM   #2
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A program can't hog disk i/o without hogging the cpu. Try top.
 
Old 12-23-2007, 08:25 PM   #3
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Not true. Have a look at this thread, just updated.
Will require a recent kernel, the appropriate kernel option(s), and the mentioned package. I've not had an opportunity to test yet, but looks useful.
 
  


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