Subject: Re: vmstat, iostat etc no longer work?
To: Wolfgang Solfrank <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: current-users
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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