At a glance, it appears that detailed file activity isn't readily available.
Ref original question at the bottom of this mail.
A couple of helpful people suggested to look at
Although I have yet to check these out, they have some info on custom
lsof (ftp://vic.cc.purdue.edu/pub/tools/unix/lsof) and fuser (man fuser)
will show open files.
truss or strace may be worth further investigation (man truss, man strace)
Many thanks to those who responded ...
> Hello Sun Managers,
> iostat and vmstat provide details of disk activity and processor/memory
> activity. Is there a way of obtaining details of activity of files,
> something like top but for files? For example, top provides cpu and
> memory usage on a per process basis. What will show read/write counts
> and response times for files ?
> will post summary.
> Thanks in advance.
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