[CentOS] Top and Iostat

nate centos at linuxpowered.net
Mon Jan 12 18:45:05 UTC 2009

Matt wrote:
> Is there anyway to tell with top or iostat which process is hogging
> all the disk I/O?

If it is hogging "all" of the disk I/O the "state" of the process
when shown in top will frequently be "D" (others will usually be "S"
or maybe "R")

Same goes for viewing the process using ps.


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