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Re: vmstat -s "active pages" / "inactive pages" output

> > it appears that between netbsd-3 and netbsd-4 we lost the "active
> > pages" and "inactive pages" output in "vmstat -s" output.  The
> > attached patch restores that part of the output when run on the
> > active kernel (since sysctl() can't be used on a crash dump).
> i removed it intentionally because they are pdpolicy dependent statistics.


> > Any objection to committing this?
> while i have no strong objection, i'm curious why you need them.

The munin monitor (available in pkgsrc) collects and plots these
values, and I wanted my nice multi-coloured plots back :-)

Seriously, "more instrumentation and visibility is better".


- Håvard

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