A new iotop package is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
The iotop package provides a program with a UI similar to the top utility. The program watches I/O usage information output by the Linux kernel and displays a table of current I/O usage by processes on the system.
This enhancement update adds the iotop package to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. (BZ#545526
All users who require iotop are advised to install this new package.