What's using the disk so much?

Nikos Vassiliadis nvass at teledomenet.gr
Wed Oct 25 12:38:51 UTC 2006

On Wednesday 25 October 2006 15:03, Patrik Jansson wrote:
> Hi,
> vmstat reports that quite a few processes are waiting for io (disk access)
> so I ran gstat to see how much the drive is working and it says more or
> less 100% constantly.
> How can I determine which process (if it's mostly one single process) is
> using the disk so much? top says the CPU is mostly idle.

use "top -m io"


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