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SubjectRe: monitor file writes
lsof will tell you what files are open and what applications are using


On Tue, 8 May 2001, Dennis Bjorklund wrote:

> Is there a way in linux to montior file writes?
> I have something that is writing to the disk every 5:th second (approx.)
> And I don't know what it is.. In windows I had a small program called
> FileMonitor that where quite good in this situation.
> Is there such a program i linux? If not, is it because the kernel does not
> provide this information. Maybe there is needed some new hooks to make it
> possible?

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