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Re: [SLUG] Finding open files on the system
- To: Andrew Eager <andrew.eager@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Finding open files on the system
- From: Antony Stace <antony@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu May 10 14:41:42 2001
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Reply-to: antony@xxxxxxxxxxxx
if you wrote your utility in c I would be interested in looking at the
source code, does it parse the /proc file system to get the information?
Andrew Eager wrote:
> At the last meeting, it was asked:
> " If the disk is spinning madly is there any way to determine which
> process is causing the activity ?"
> A bloody good question that I have asked myself many times. I used to
> have a utility called 'fopen' under QNX but not under linux.
> If anyone is interested, I have written a utility called 'fopen' which
> does the following
> a) Prints the PID, Process name & Currently open files for that PID
> b) as above but for sockets
> c) as above but for pipes.
> It also prints either the size of the file (so you can see it growing)
> or optionally, the time since last access/change/modification.
> PID PROCESS TIME FILE/RESOURCE
> 1161 crond 00:05:18 /var/log/cron
> ..... etc
> If anyone interested, let me know.
> Andrew E.
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