Re: SAR (was Re: disks stats through /proc)

Andi Kleen (
Sat, 5 Dec 1998 06:42:11 +0100

In muc.lists.linux-kernel, you wrote:
>Sorry, Stephen, I wrote my previous message before I read yours so I didn't know
>it's already a fixed thing to go to 2.3 in its current form.
>I will try to find something that you haven't done yet :)

Try IO statistics for generic scsi and scsi/other tape devices - Stephen's
sard patch so far only covers block devices and I'm sure a lot of people
would like to measure their backup or cd writing speeds.

A lot of the information that sard uses is not available there, but
you could start with a simple byte counter and get some other things too.


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