"top" for disk access?

michael MichaelLinux at web.de
Mon Mar 10 21:35:26 UTC 2008

try "ncdu <dir>"
NCurses Disk Usage shows which directories using which disk space.
maybe that helps to figure out the disk usage of programs


Am Samstag, den 08.03.2008, 19:41 +0100 schrieb Francisco Borges:
> Hello,
> When I want to discover which programs are eating all the processing
> time, or memory I use "htop" (a beter "top" IMHO).
> What should I use to visualize which programs are doing disk access
> and how much?
> A long time ago there was need for a patch for doing that but AFAIK
> this is now included by default. (or that is not the case?)
> Cheers,
> -- 
> Francisco

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