Not trying to reinvent the wheel, but I need to capture some of the system
status and export them periodically to a remote machine. Should this be done by
parsing the various /proc files or is there some direct access api? I've been
looking at top source code, and source code for libproc. These are not exactly
clear to the un-initiated.
Also, is there any way to get data on I/O per process? /proc/partitions shows
breakdown by spindle and by partition, but we're kinda interested in per
process. For that matter, I'm not certain I understand all the columns in
Guess I'll head off to the Microcenter and pick up a book if necessary--any
"Each game of chess means there's one less variation left to be played.
Each day got through means one or two less mistakes remain to be made."
Seen on the net: "Microsoft is to computers as McDonalds is to food"