pwatch package contains is a some nice set of tools to give info about processes. One of the tools is iotop that show you info about how much I/O a process is eating. Also, you can find out what files are opened and at what offset the reading/wrinting pointer is. It is nice to see how much of a file was processed, for example.
Git tree: http://kernel.embedromix.ro/us/pwatch/pwatch.git
Language is C. pwatch is licensed under GPL.
What's New in This Release:
· This release added a warning for users without a recent kernel, renamed "iotop" to "io", improved speed of scrolling, uses netlink for getting statistics about processes (instead of /proc/pid/io, which is racy), and made many small fixes.
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Ignore Changelog*.
· Exclude anon_inotify files.
· Show the name of the program in the first line. no need for get_sort_by.
· Cosmetic changes.
· Bump up the version to 0.0.5.
· Duilder updates.