monitor USBdrive access with iotop: no kernel support?

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monitor USBdrive access with iotop: no kernel support?

Post#1 by rych » 08 Feb 2014, 03:37

Porteus 2.1 LXDE with /porteus/changes

I suspect that my USB flash drive is accessed too frequently, even though I have a 4GB RAM and have put Firefox cache folder on the host system HDD. I'd like to investigate which process is constantly writing/reading the USB. Installing, didn't work. It's not a bug I guess, but , I'd appreciate advice on how to proceed

Could not run iotop as some of the requirements are not met:
- Linux >= 2.6.20 with

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Re: monitor USBdrive access with iotop: no kernel support?

Post#2 by fanthom » 08 Feb 2014, 18:39

hi rych,

CONFIG_TASKSTATS and CONFIG_TASK_DELAY_ACCT are present already. will enable CONFIG_TASK_IO_ACCOUNTING for 3.0 final.
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