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Dear Technical Support, I would like to know if someone know the next points ( I am a beginner in Linux...) 1.-How can I install (compile)the software iometer uner Linux ...
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    IOMETER under LINUX


    Dear Technical Support,

    I would like to know if someone know the next points ( I am a beginner in Linux...)

    1.-How can I install (compile)the software iometer uner Linux Red Hat through command line

    2.-How can I configure the settings of Iometer under Linux, I would like to test the I/O per second from our storage using a HP server with intel processors

    3.-I would like to know if our server is the bottleneck or if our HP storage is the problem, I only want to make some tests.

    4.- Please send us an installation guide in order to configure the iometer for linux Red Hat


    I would like to measure the next:

    a)Maximum response time
    b)IO per second
    c)IO troughput
    d)sequencial read
    e)secuencial writes



    Any comments will be appreciated.

    Thanks

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    If you download the source, there should be an INSTALL or README file with installation directions. There is also a tool called hdparm which is probably already installed on your box.
    Code:
    hdparm --help
    will show you all the flags you can use to test your hard drives and tweak them.

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