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  • 19.Apr.09
    iostat (BSD) shell | fernape | (0)
    iostat shows I/O statistics. The example below shows statistics of the copying process from an USB music player to my laptop's hard drive. It shows KB per transfer, transfers per second and MB per second, for each device specified in the first row in the statistics report). The last three columns show CPU statistics. You can avoid them with the -d flag. iostat -w 1 tty ad0 da0 ...