I'm running a Linux Server with "Oracle Linux Server release 6.5" which is pretty much the same as RedHat Version.
I need to determine the latency on my disk devices.
The man page of the iostat command states :
svctm The average service time (in milliseconds) for I/O requests that were issued to the device. Warning! Do not trust this field any more. This field will be removed in a future sysstat version.
What is recommended to be used instead on this version? The Kernel version is: 3.8.13-16.2.1.el6uek.x86_64
I understand that the counters in this Kernel version are not reliable so the developers seemed to not trust the numbers any more. But what can be used instead of the