Subject: Re: proc size...
To: None <>
From: Guenther Grau <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/26/1998 23:09:05
Hi Phil,

phil freeman wrote:
> >  > hi. i'm running alpha netbsd 1.3.2 with the latest kernel source... it
> >  > seems that something soesn't work with ps and w. error is "proc size
> >  > mismatch" i've read some of the older messages about this subject, am i
> >  > going to have to recompile w and ps ? everything else appears to be
> >  > working fine... thanx
> >
> > If you're running a -current kernel, you need to use -current userland
> > if you want the kvm utilities (e.g. ps, w, etc.) to work.
> ok.. uh what is a userland? i am guessing it has source to kvm? it is

Userland is, AFAIK, all the src code not belonging to the kernel.

> available by ftp i suppose?

Yes. Try and see if you can find more information
on the installtion of a complete NetBSD environment. If you are not
successful, feel free to come back to this list and mail some complaints
for missing documentation :-)