How can I view the IO priority of a process? like to see for example if something has been ionice-ed.
I was running rsnapshot as root and I got the following error. Why would this happen? what is .gvfs? rsnapshot weekly slave-iv ...
There is a shell command that allows to measure how fast the data goes through it, so you can measure the speed of output of commands in a pipe. So instead of: $ somecommand | anothercommand you ...
When you attempt to modify a file without having write permissions on it, you get an error: > touch /tmp/foo && sudo chown root /tmp/foo > echo test > /tmp/foo zsh: permission ...
I've noticed that when I do heavy write applications, the whole system slows down. To test this further I ran this to do a (relatively) low-CPU, high disk activity: john -incremental > file_on_SSD ...
Occasionally, something on my system starts hammering the disk. I would like to log data that would let me know about I/O usage per process, then I could go back to it later and see what keeps doing ...
I have the experience that Linux works fine until the physical memory is exhausted. As soon as swap space is used the performance is severely degraded and the GUI becomes unresponsive. This problem ...