Subject: kern/2669: iostat reports wrong numbers
To: None <gnats-bugs@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 08/02/1996 00:58:25
>Number:         2669
>Category:       kern
>Synopsis:       iostat reports wrong numbers
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    kern-bug-people (Kernel Bug People)
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Thu Aug  1 19:05:04 1996
>Originator:     Lennart Augustsson
Chalmers University, Dept of CS
>Release:        1.2_BETA
System: NetBSD 1.2_BETA NetBSD 1.2_BETA (CALVIN) #36: Fri Aug 2 00:34:30 MET DST 1996 i386

	The transfer rate in MB/s report by iostat is incorrect.
	In my case I'm playing CD quality music from disk so I know
	the transfer rate is exactly 176.4 kB/s, but iostat reports
	0.09 M/s.
	Transfer at a known rate and observe the figures.
	I don't know.