if my disks start spinning wildly i wanna know whats causing it

Anzan Hoshin Roshi anzanhoshinroshi at gmail.com
Tue Feb 9 00:47:23 UTC 2010

2010/2/8 Daniel Chen <seven.steps at gmail.com>

> 2010/2/8 Flávio Etrusco <flavio.etrusco at gmail.com>:
> > Turns
> > out no operating system/kernel has knowledge of what files are
> > touching the disks or what process is trashing the swap because they
> > involve separate layers that don't have full awareness of each other.
> Have you used iotop(1)?
I find it useful to always have a tabbed terminal with htop and iotop
running on a workspace.
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