Saturday, February 21, 2009

disk error statistics with Solaris

Solaris iostat command normally shows you disk activity statistics and cpu utilization information. But it has another useful option which shows you disk error statistics. Those parameters are "-e" and "-E"."-e" options show summary disk error statistics for soft, hard and trasnportation errors. The other option "-E" shows all errors on the disks and information about the devices like the vendor,model,size and media erros.

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