[CentOS] IO statistic Centos 5.4

Benjamin Franz jfranz at freerun.com
Fri Oct 23 15:21:33 UTC 2009

Sergio Belkin wrote:
> 2009/10/23 Scott McClanahan <smcclanahan at sigovs.com>:
>> On Fri, 2009-10-23 at 09:35 -0300, Sergio Belkin wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Has kernel-2.6.18-128.1.1 support for IO statistic for example when
>>> using "pidstat -d"?
>>> Thanks in advance!
>> Is pidstat available in the 5.4 sysstat package or are you deviating
>> from the stock sysstat package?
> Really I don't know, still I don't test release 5.4 it would be nice
> that has it
According to the man page for pidstat, 'pidstat -d' only works with 
2.6.20 kernels and later. Since pidstat is not installed by the sysstat 
package for 5.3 (which is what 2.6.18-128.* kernel is from) it is 
probably a safe assumption that it won't work.

Benjamin Franz

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