lsof at nodata.co.uk
Wed May 16 18:03:19 UTC 2007
Am Mittwoch, den 16.05.2007, 18:41 +0200 schrieb nodata:
> Am Mittwoch, den 16.05.2007, 07:30 +1000 schrieb Steven Heimann:
> > I would appreciate any suggestions as to how to track it down.
> > Thank you and regards
> > Steven
> Normally this is a case of watching top, and most of the time the cpu
> eater is the one that is also hogging the disk.
> But to answer your question. There is no i/o focused top.
> You could probably get what you want using SystemTap though.
> Alternatively, if you want to get a lot of info, you can print disc
> access to the kernel ring buffer and deduce from that:
> echo 1 > /proc/sys/vm/block_dump
I recommend the dmesg route, but the systemtap option (which requires
extra packages, not tested on ubuntu) is here:
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