Subject: Re: iostat stats
To: John M Vinopal <>
From: J.T. Conklin <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/10/1996 11:04:21
> Essentially I have a transfer count, a byte count, and an elapsed time
> counter.  I can do any permutation of things like xfer/sec, bytes/sec,
> Mbytes/sec, sectors/sec, bytes/xfer, etc.

In my opinion, it's better to display the raw data than derived
statistics.  I can always get those derived values with an awk
script, but it may be impossible to extract the raw data from
derived quantities.