Michal <m...@infosec.pl> wrote: > > Could you suggest me how can I get my disk usage statistics in terms of > percentage of the possible disk activity (like in gstat) or megabytes > per second (like in iostat), please? > > I need something that gives actual usage statistics, not any averages. > And something that prints what I want and quits (not like gstat in > default mode). It have to be available for unprivileged user and I don't > want to use any temporally files in the process. > > The closest I can get is (last column of): > iostat -c 2 -d ad0 | tail -n 1 > > Problem is that it takes two seconds, which is not acceptable for me > because I want it's output to be printed in status bar beside date and > time. I'm using wmii window manager. > > Any suggestions and hints are very welcome.
snmp? There's a command line client for net-snmp, and there are a variety of disk activity MIBs. -- Bill Moran http://www.potentialtech.com _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"