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dlugasx 01-24-2011 08:18 AM

disk usage by process - How to check ?
 
Hi all,


how to check which process consuming a lot of HDD I/O ? Do You know any good command which can show me which process saving something big on the storage system ?

"iostat" or maybe "ps" ? Would be great if somebody could past me here nice command.


cheers

Dlugasx

AlucardZero 01-24-2011 09:32 AM

iotop

dlugasx 01-24-2011 10:01 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by AlucardZero (Post 4236053)
iotop

do You know how can I install it in Redhat ? Does repository include it ?

AlucardZero 01-24-2011 10:09 AM

iotop is not available for and is not possible to install on RHEL 3/4/5, because the kernel and python versions are too old. iotop IS available for RHEL 6 and can be installed with a simple "yum install iotop".


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