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Chapter 5. CPU: Monitoring > iostat (Unix-generic)

5.3. iostat (Unix-generic)

iostat [-a][-l][-s][-t][-T][-z] [{-A [-P] [-q|Q]} | {-d|-D [-R]} ]
      [-m] [Drives] [Interval [Count]]

The iostat command is another good first-impression type of tool, which is more commonly used for I/O information. When run with the –t flag, it provides only tty/cpu information. I also like to use the –T flag to obtain the timestamp:


  

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