Re: top like drive usage utility?
On Sat, 3 Apr 1999, Chris Brown wrote:
> Our drives have occasionally been going nuts with disk access.
> They would for no reason just start reading the disk and go solid for
> 10 minutes. Is there a utility like top to check for who or what is
> accessing the disks?
actually, top will do it quite nicely in many cases -- processes which are
blocked on i/o are shown in the 'D' state. run top while the disks are
getting nailed and spot the process(es) in 'D' state.
please forgive my abrupt ending hre - but my conection is
xtrememleyyhiclmelyey BAD hiccuppy etc must sign off -
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