Re: monitoring I/O

From: Karim Yaghmour (
Date: Mon Feb 19 2001 - 14:19:42 EST

I caught this one a little bit late, but you might want to take
a peek at the Linux Trace Toolkit:

You'll be able to monitor I/O at will.

Best regards,


> Michael McLeod wrote:
> Hello
> I am hoping someone can give me a little information or point me in the right direction. I would like to write an application that monitors I/O on
> a linux machine, but I need some help in determining where to get the information I'm looking for. What I would like to do is 'hook' into the
> kernel and record information such as volume name, type of request (read or write), the amount of data being read or written, how long each
> transaction takes....
> Any help would be greatly appreciated, or if there is something like this already available that would be even better. Thanx
> Mike

                 Karim Yaghmour
          Operating System Consultant
 (Linux kernel, real-time and distributed systems)
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