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I think that the easiest solution is to "see" the local file system (or a part of it) on the server. For instance, you can use SSHFS.


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512 byte is not really the default sector size. It depends on you hardware. You can display what physical/logical sector sizes your disk reports via the /sys pseudo filesystem, e.g.: # cat /sys/block/sda/queue/physical_block_size 4096 # cat /sys/block/sda/queue/logical_block_size 512 What is the difference between those two values? The ...


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No, it is not possible, nor would it matter if it were. IO is typically done in units of at least 4096 bytes anyhow, and usually much more.


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A new tool is now available to inspect already running processes files access, display progress and throughput estimation: https://github.com/Xfennec/cv If your somecommand or anothercommand are already known by cv, it is just as easy to use as watch cv -wq, or else you have to use -c option to monitor specifically your processes.


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The man page of iostat says: The interval parameter specifies the amount of time in seconds between each report. The first report contains statistics for the time since system startup (boot), unless the -y option is used (in this case, this report is omitted). Each subsequent report contains statistics collected during the interval ...


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Your iostat -dx 1 will not terminate and continuously report values. (The 1 refers to the interval to to the count.) You probably want something like io_load=$(iostat -dx) echo "$io_load"



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