[CentOS] iotop :: OSError: Netlink error: Invalid argument (22)

Fri Mar 9 09:38:31 UTC 2012
Benjamin Hackl <b.hackl at focusmr.com>

Dear Adrian,

On Fri, 9 Mar 2012 09:17:59 +0200
Adrian Sevcenco <Adrian.Sevcenco at cern.ch> wrote:

> anyone have any idea about this problem and how can i debug/fix it?

Do you have python-ctypes installed?

Besides iotop does not work for kernels < 2.6.20. You need a patched
kernel. The rpm package from http://guichaz.free.fr/iotop/ works also
on non standard el5 kernels but shows no more information than iostat.

Further information can be found in
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=641496 and 


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