Subject: Re: kernel symbol tables (was Re: vmstat, iostat etc no longer work?)
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Robert Black <email@example.com>
Date: 11/15/1996 11:43:11
On Nov 14, 9:58am, Grey Wolf wrote:
> Subject: Re: kernel symbol tables (was Re: vmstat, iostat etc no longer wo
> Chris G Demetriou sez:
> # Also, while i'm at it... 8-)
> # The case previously discussed re: install kernels isn't quite as odd a
> # case as it might seem...
> # Say i've got a machine which automatically detects the boot (root)
> # device and sets the swap device by default to the 'b' partition of the
> # root device. 'generic-ish' kernels like that aren't too uncommon
> # on ports that can do that. In fact, i run nothing else (except to
> # test 8-) on most of my alphas...
> Speaking of swap devices and such, what are the chances that we'll
> have a swap handler which will allow one to dynamically add swap devices
> on a "swap generic" kernel? Recompiling a kernel just because I've
> added a new disk and want to spread swap about a bit is becoming less
> than acceptable.
Umm, err, yes.
This is being worked on (by a couple of people including myself) and its
probably largely my fault that it isn't done yet. I will bump it up my joblist.