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Watching Hard Drive Activity With iotop On Ubuntu 8.10 And Debian Lenny

Feb 23, 2009, 17:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Falko Timme)

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"iotop displays columns for the I/O bandwidth read and written by each process/thread during the sampling period. It also displays the percentage of time the thread/process spent while swapping in and while waiting on I/O. In addition the total I/O bandwidth read and written during the sampling period is displayed at the top of the interface."

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