Subject: vmstat, iostat etc no longer work?
To: Ian Dall <>
From: Wiker, Raymond <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/11/1996 11:19:42
Ian Dall writes:
 > With NetBSD 1.2B, vmstat, iostat etc all fail with 
 >   vmstat: can't reference kptr 0xf8f141a
 >   vmstat: kvm_read: Bad address
 > Well for iostat it says "iostat: ...." rather than "vmstat: ..." :-) !
 > The utilities are from the 1.2 binary distribution (pc532) and work with
 > the kernel from that binary distribution. The 1.2B kernel has been built
 > from sources ftp'd from the NetBSD-current/tar_files/src directory
 > a few days ago.
 > Also with the new kernel, ps doesn't show process arguments.
 > Has the interface changed? Do I need to recompile the utilities?

	I've seen the same behaviour a few times... turned out I had
to remove /var/db/kvm_netbsd.db (or something like that...)