Subject: Re: proc size...
To: Ross Harvey <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: phil freeman <email@example.com>
Date: 10/27/1998 14:54:52
Ross Harvey wrote:
> > From firstname.lastname@example.org Mon Oct 26 14:36:12 1998
> > Date: Mon, 26 Oct 1998 15:57:25 -0600
> > From: phil freeman <email@example.com>
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > CC: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: Re: proc size...
> > Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> > > phil freeman writes:
> > > > > 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?
> > > All that which is not in the kernel is userland.
> > ahh, i see.. thank you kindly. do you think it would be wise for me to
> > just use this cvs thing to keep it current ? or is that just for peopl
> > who are developing ?
> Actually, since you are running NetBSD/alpha, and since that platform is one
> for which there are regular binary snapshots, and since you seem to like to
> run -current kernels, what _you_ should do is download the latest binary
> snapshot -- it's only a few days old -- and install that. See
> Although it mostly works to just untar the sets from single user mode,
> (think twice before unpacking etc.tgz, and see installboot(8)), the official
> way is to create an installation floppy set. You then boot from the floppies
> and drive the sysinst screen-menu program.
cool.. then should i have to reboot the machine or can i just put it
back in multi-user mode?