How to install iotop

iotop is a good tools to to track the I/O load of a server. To install an iotop, you need to fulfill the following requirement.
– Linux kernel >= 2.6.20 with the TASK_DELAY_ACCT CONFIG_TASKSTATS, TASK_IO_ACCOUNTING and CONFIG_VM_EVENT_COUNTERS options on
– Python >= 2.5 (or Python >= 2.4 with the ctypes module)

If you have Linux Kernel up to 2.6.20 and Python 2.6, you may run the following command.

cd /backup;wget http://guichaz.free.fr/iotop/files/iotop-0.4.3.tar.gz;tar -zxf iotop-0.4.3.tar.gz;cd iotop-0.4.3;./setup.py install;iotop;

If you didn’t fulfilled these requirement, run the following command,

cd /backup;wget http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/ctypes/ctypes/1.0.2/ctypes-1.0.2.tar.gz;wget http://guichaz.free.fr/iotop/files/iotop-0.4.3.tar.gz;tar -zxf ctypes-1.0.2.tar.gz;tar -zxf iotop-0.4.3.tar.gz;cd ctypes-1.0.2;./setup.py install;cd ../iotop-0.4.3;./setup.py install;iotop;

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