[CentOS] Top and Iostat

Tue Jan 13 09:57:10 UTC 2009
Ralph Angenendt <ra+centos at br-online.de>

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

No, you need systemtap for this.

<http://sourceware.org/systemtap/wiki/ScriptsTools> has examples.

Remember, you'd also need the corresponding kernel-debuginfo package for
your running kernel which you can get from


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