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Old 09-10-2009
Finding most busy file system

Hi Experts,

I was asked to find most busy file system on one of the server. It is Sun 10. Any idea to get this?

Thanks,
Deepak
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Old 09-11-2009
# 3  
Old 09-11-2009
# 4  
Old 09-11-2009
or you try the setoolkit
SE Toolkit is now GPL | SEToolkit

But there is no history, you cann have a look for the actual performace.

Sysstat is also possible.
sysstat utility

But iostat is perfect for this, its not so human readable but it show all infos.
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Old 09-12-2009
Check the size of the filesystem...
This might give you a vague report saying the file system has so much contents... and putting in contents means this has been used very frequently... so we can give a vague conclusion that the filesystem has been used mostly...

i might b wrong too...
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Old 09-15-2009
iostat would be your best bet. Then just match the device up to what filesystem you have it mounted to. that should give you a good read / write i/o comparison.

something like this:

iostat -xpens 5

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