top for IO stats

Jeremy Chadwick koitsu at
Tue Aug 28 13:14:30 PDT 2007

On Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 02:47:08PM -0500, Decibel! wrote:
> Is there anything like top, but for filesystem activity? Google hasn't
> turned up anything...

I think what you're looking for is iostat(8).  Keep in mind that this
doesn't break things down "per process" however.  fstat(1) would work
for that.

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