Subject: Re: top(1) & sysctl failures
To: Nicolas Joly <email@example.com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/21/2004 20:46:19
On Fri, Feb 20, 2004 at 02:05:23PM +0100, Nicolas Joly wrote:
> I recently noticed some top(1) failures on both i386 and amd64 running
> (-current). It seems that a `sysctl' call is sometimes failing (see
> trace below) on memory allocation, but both machines are full of free
> ram when such problems arise ...
> njoly@calimero [~]> top 2>top.err
> njoly@calimero [~]> echo $?
> njoly@calimero [~]> cat top.err
> kvm_open: kvm_getproc2: Cannot allocate memory
I think this has been fixed by a recent kernel commit.
Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference