Subject: bin/2756: man page for systat's "vmstat" display out of date
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
Date: 09/15/1996 04:13:08
>Synopsis: man page for systat's "vmstat" display out of date
>Responsible: bin-bug-people (Utility Bug People)
>Arrival-Date: Sun Sep 15 21:50:04 1996
>Originator: Jonathan Stone
System: NetBSD Cup.DSG.Stanford.EDU 1.2_BETA NetBSD 1.2_BETA (DSG) #47: Mon Jul 29 12:05:57 PDT 1996 jonathan@Cup.DSG.Stanford.EDU:/aga/n1/src/NetBSD/IP-PLUS/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/DSG i386
The manual page for systat's vmstat display is out of date.
The order of the left-hand entries has changed; disk I/O statistics
are the bottom-most entry, not namei translations.
There are no pseudo-dma statistics; something that would be worth showing
on vaxes, other systems with DZ-based serial ports, or anything using
I also think systat's vmstat page should include *seconds* in its time
field, as top does. It's otherwise hard to tell the differcne bewteen
a completely static display and one that's locked up.
I have not compared the manpage descriptions of the other systat displays,
they may be out of date too.
Should be obvious if one reads the manpage side-by-side with a running