pcp-dmcache reports on the activity of any configured Device
Mapper Cache targets. The reported information includes device
IOPs, cache and metadata device utilization, as well as hit and
miss rates and ratios for both reads and writes for each cache
pcp-lvmcache (Logical Volume Manager cache) is an exact synonym
for pcp-dmcache (Device Mapper cache).
By default, pcp-dmcache reports on all available cache target
devices (one line each, per sample), but this can be restricted
to specific devices on the command line.
When invoked via the pcp(1) command, the -h/--host, -a/--archive,
-O/--origin, -s/--samples, -t/--interval, -Z/--timezone and
several other pcp options become indirectly available; refer to
PCPIntro(1) for a complete description of these options.
The additional command line options available for pcp-dmcache
displays total read and write operations instead of the
default cache hit ratio.
changes the frequency at which the column heading is
displayed. By default, a header is displayed after every
Display version number and exit.
Display usage message and exit.
Environment variables with the prefix PCP_ are used to
parameterize the file and directory names used by PCP. On each
installation, the file /etc/pcp.conf contains the local values
for these variables. The $PCP_CONF variable may be used to
specify an alternative configuration file, as described in
For environment variables affecting PCP tools, see
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