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Old 02-24-2009, 01:49 PM   #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?

Thanks in advance
Old 02-24-2009, 01:57 PM   #2
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You can use iostat from the sysstat package.

try iostat xcnCXTdz 5 -p sda

if you have a scsi or a sata hard disk.
Old 02-24-2009, 02:16 PM   #3
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Thank you, but it doesn't say what file sytem or proces ID.


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