Re: Monitoring disk writes
On Sat, 17 Apr 2004 at 7:38pm, Linux Doctor <NOSPAMusenet@haughtmail.com>...:
> Is there a /proc file which will tell me how many times a partition has
> been written to (or had cache flushed to that partition)? If so, how
> would I interpret the entries?
> I'm looking to discover how often a flash file system is being written to,
> and writes (minimizing them) is critical.
> Thanks, Neall
> PS: I have no X gui installed on this system, so can't use the
> traditional gui-based disk-io monitoring tools. Maybe someone could
> suggest a text/ncurses version? TIA.
Answered my own question after some research. Atsar did the trick. Neall