I/O sniffing

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You can do I/O sniffing using the command blktrace. blktrace will show you every request that goes to the disk.

Example:

# blktrace -d /dev/sdg -o - | blkparse -i - 
[...]
  8,96   7      106     0.373952974 11364  D   W 0 + 8 [kworker/7:2]
  8,96   7      107     0.374456639    47  C   W 0 + 8 [0]