[CentOS] Monitoring IO -- vmstat doesn't match snmp

Mon Nov 7 19:23:05 UTC 2011
Rajagopal Swaminathan <raju.rajsand at gmail.com>


On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 12:40 AM, David Dyer-Bennet <dd-b at dd-b.net> wrote:
> On Mon, November 7, 2011 11:51, Rajagopal Swaminathan wrote:
>> Greetings,
>> On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 10:23 PM, David Dyer-Bennet <dd-b at dd-b.net> wrote:
>>> I made the mistake of looking at disk IO numbers in two different ways
>>> --
>>> now I'm confused, because they give inconsistent answers.
> No, I haven't.  I view my problem as being TOO MANY different sources to
> begin with :-).
> I've never heard of a "monitor" command for unix, and there isn't one on
> this Centos installation.  I'm open to persuasion here.  And I haven't
> looked into whether this info is directly accessible in the proc
> filesystem or something yet either.

Perhaps a yum install monitor would give you a cure.