Subject: Re: ps aux, floating point exception.
To: Jeff Roberson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Frederick Bruckman <email@example.com>
Date: 09/08/1999 03:46:24
On Tue, 7 Sep 1999, Jeff Roberson wrote:
> So I just upgraded to 1.4.1 because somehow I couldn't get rid of my
> procsize mismatch errors. Now I get floating point errors when I tell ps
> to print the percent of the cpu a particular process is using. I'll paste
> some gdb output from a version of ps I built with debugging symbols.
> I supose it's worth mentioning that I recompiled my kernel with the config
> file I used with 1.4. I did a diff between that and GENERIC and it looked
> ok. The other thing is, I replaced etc with etc.old and removed the
> upgraded etc to etc.new because I didn't want to reconfigure my machine.
> Have any drastic changes been made to etc? I'm also getting Sep 7
> 09:52:03 nop identd: getbuf: kvm_read(0xfffffc00deadbeef, 136) - tcb
> : Bad address whenever some one makes an identd request. So I'm assuming
> I'm having more kvm problems. I did a kvm_mkdb, and ps/w/etc. work fine
> though. Does anyone know what is wrong?
Did you move/copy the new kernel to "/netbsd"? "kvm_mkdb" builds the
database from that exact file on every multi-user boot, as it has no
knowledge of the kernel you actually booted from.