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Old 02-24-2009, 11:24 AM   #1
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iowait question


Our system is having high iowait value, but I'm not sure waht file system or process causing it. How can I find out what file system or process ID?

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Old 02-24-2009, 11:38 AM   #2
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Try 'iostat 10' to find the block devices with the most activity and then identify the mount point for that block device. Then try 'fuser -m /xyz' to find pids accessing that fs.


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