Subject: Re: patch for Thorsten Lockert's m_netbsd.c/top-3.3beta
To: None <>
From: Greg Earle <earle@isolar.Tujunga.CA.US>
List: current-users
Date: 11/12/1994 12:10:59
>   Will the Real m_netbsd.c Please Stand Up?  :-)
>   We've got Christos' version and then John Vinopal's version and now we've
>   got Thorsten's version on top of that.
> Thorsten's version paniced my SPARC; I never got around to finding out why. 
> Anyone else see this?

I never tried his ... perhaps it's related to the WCHAN changes he made (swap
showing WCHAN instead of WCPU)?  The original article I responded to from
Jarle Greipsland had a patch for that ...

>   I'm using John Vinopal's ... and it seems to work pretty well on a SPARC;
>   if it showed the memory usage as "available/in use/free/locked" instead of
>   "Real/Virt/Free" I'd really have the warm fuzzies  :-)
> Can you send me Vinopal's please?

My NetBSD/SPARC system is hung :-(  Get it from his machine:

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Date: Mon, 25 Jul 1994 18:24:46 -0700
From: (Robert Dobbs)
Subject: top-3.2 machine.c for -current

Found and fixed a problem with process state.

No more crash on exit.  The virtual memory high water mark looks a bit fishy,
but I'm probably interpreting it wrong.

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I don't remember if I had to twiddle any bits in it for 3.3beta3.

> Perhaps top could be intergrated with NetBSD itself; it is certainly a very
> useful tool.

I agree, but it would be nice if Phil got 3.3 out of Beta first  :-)

	- Greg