Subject: Re: New kernel (May 24) messes up 'ps'?
To: Jeffrey Ray Thieleke <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael L. Hitch <email@example.com>
Date: 05/24/1995 21:51:13
On May 24, 10:18pm, Jeffrey Ray Thieleke wrote:
> I just compiled the latest -current kernel (May 24), and found it messed
> up the 'ps' command.
> picabo% ps auw
> USER PID %CPU %MEM VSZ RSS TT STAT STARTED TIME COMMAND
> thieleke 97 0.0 0.0 384 680 e0 IWs 9:55PM 0:02.75
> \r\M^?\M^?t (tcsh)
> All of those \r's and \M's are actually what I see, not a typo.
> When using my previous kernal (May 2-ish) and the same setup, everything
> is fine.
> Any clues on what is going wrong, or should I just be happy with my old
I believe the argument strings mechanism has been changed, so the kvm
routines that locate the command line arguments need to be recompiled.
In the case of ps, I think you need to rebuild libkvm, install the
updated library, and rebuild ps.
There was an article posted to current-users recently that mentioned
something about this change.
Michael L. Hitch INTERNET: firstname.lastname@example.org
Office of Systems and Computing Services
Montana State University Bozeman, MT USA