Watching Hard Drive Activity with iotop

Hi Friends,

If you want to watch your Hard Drive Activity using iotop on Fedora 10 then follow just Normal Steps :-

Step 1:- Open your Terminal.

Step 2:- Execute Following Commands:-

First Login as a root from Terminal
[linuxuser@tejasbarot.com]$ su – root
As a root Execute Following Command :-
[root@tejasbarot.com]# yum -y install iotop
Once its Installed Successfull then Execute Following Command:-
[root@tejasbarot.com]#iotop
you will come to see screen look like below
PID USER      DISK READ  DISK WRITE   SWAPIN    IO>    COMMAND
1 root           0 B/s     0 B/s  0.00 %  0.00 % init
2 root           0 B/s     0 B/s  0.00 %  0.00 % [kthreadd]
3 root           0 B/s     0 B/s  0.00 %  0.00 % [migration/0]
4 root           0 B/s     0 B/s  0.00 %  0.00 % [ksoftirqd/0]
5 root           0 B/s     0 B/s  0.00 %  0.00 % [watchdog/0]
6 root           0 B/s     0 B/s  0.00 %  0.00 % [migration/1]
7 root           0 B/s     0 B/s  0.00 %  0.00 % [ksoftirqd/1]
8 root           0 B/s     0 B/s  0.00 %  0.00 % [watchdog/1]
9 root           0 B/s     0 B/s  0.00 %  0.00 % [events/0]
10 root           0 B/s     0 B/s  0.00 %  0.00 % [events/1]
11 root           0 B/s     0 B/s  0.00 %  0.00 % [khelper]
2060 root           0 B/s     0 B/s  0.00 %  0.00 % rpc.idmapd
3586 daemon         0 B/s     0 B/s  0.00 %  0.00 % java -server -DopenfireHome=/opt/openfire -Dopenfire.lib.dir=/opt/openfire/lib -classpath /opt/openfi
2136 root           0 B/s     0 B/s  0.00 %  0.00 % console-kit-daemon
2137 root           0 B/s     0 B/s  0.00 %  0.00 % console-kit-daemon
2052 root           0 B/s     0 B/s  0.00 %  0.00 % [rpciod/0]
3098 root           0 B/s     0 B/s  0.00 %  0.00 % rpc.rquotad
3612 root           0 B/s     0 B/s  0.00 %  0.00 % gdm-binary -nodaemon
3101 root           0 B/s     0 B/s  0.00 %  0.00 % [lockd]
3102 root           0 B/s     0 B/s  0.00 %  0.00 % [nfsd4]
2053 root           0 B/s     0 B/s  0.00 %  0.00 % [rpciod/1]
3104 root           0 B/s     0 B/s  0.00 %  0.00 % [nfsd]
3105 root           0 B/s     0 B/s  0.00 %  0.00 % [nfsd]
3106 root           0 B/s     0 B/s  0.00 %  0.00 % [nfsd]
2139 root           0 B/s     0 B/s  0.00 %  0.00 % console-kit-daemon
3108 root           0 B/s     0 B/s  0.00 %  0.00 % [nfsd]
3109 root           0 B/s     0 B/s  0.00 %  0.00 % [nfsd]
3110 root           0 B/s     0 B/s  0.00 %  0.00 % [nfsd]

To Quit From iotop just Press q

If you want to watch your Hard Drive Activity using iotop on Ubuntu 8.10  then follow Below Link-

http://www.howtoforge.com/watching-hard-drive-activity-with-iotop-on-ubuntu-8.10-and-debian-lenny