Subject: Re: vmstat, iostat etc no longer work?
To: Wolfgang Solfrank <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Curt Sampson <email@example.com>
Date: 11/12/1996 08:16:55
On Tue, 12 Nov 1996, Wolfgang Solfrank wrote:
> > rm -f /var/run/kernel
> > if [ -n "`sysctl kern.hostname`" ]; then
> > ln -s `sysctl kern.hostname` /var/run/kernel
> > fi
> Note that there are situations where the device the kernel came from isn't
> available to the kernel. Like booting from floppy and switching disks after
> loading the kernel. Or booting the kernel from a device the kernel doesn't
> have a driver for.
Yes. But we loose in those situations even now. The only solution to that
is to keep the symbol table in memory.
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