Iotop Changelog

New in version 0.6

May 29th, 2013
  • Clean up the terminal on exit
  • Stop busy looping on exit in certain conditions
  • Restored UTF-8 support with python2
  • Fixed install scripts to install to sbin/ instead of bin/
  • Releases are now gpg signed with key "4096R/4D23A27E 2013-05-26"

New in version 0.5 (February 12th, 2013)

  • Adapt the display to the maximum pid width
  • Include both total and actual disk bandwidth in the summary
  • Conversion to Python 3
  • Installation to sbin instead of bin

New in version 0.4.4 (October 31st, 2011)

  • Cosmetic fixes, including a better error message when missing root credentials

New in version 0.4.3 (March 29th, 2011)

  • The netlink message parsing code was fixed to accept alignment padding.
  • UTF-8 output is now forced even if the locale is misconfigured.
  • The semantic of the 'a' key was changed to show stats since iotop was started.

New in version 0.4.2 (December 15th, 2010)

  • There is a workaround for an ncurses bug where UTF-8 strings are misprinted.
  • Ioprio support for the armel and hppa architectures was added.
  • A possible incompatibility with Linux 2.6.37 on 64-bit systems was fixed.
  • Iotop does not crash anymore when the locale is incorrectly configured.

New in version 0.4.1 (June 27th, 2010)

  • Fixed a portability bug.
  • Missing requirements are better reported.

New in version 0.3.1 (June 11th, 2009)

  • Fixed the ioprio syscall detection when running on i386/x86_64
  • Fixed interaction between --accumulated and --only
  • Fixed column sorting with --accumulated

New in version 0.3 (May 4th, 2009)

  • -P is now fully implemented and is dynamically toggled with 'p'
  • Show the I/O priority
  • Added the --accumulated, --kilobytes, --time and --quiet options