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Re: Where can I get the source code of top?

Thank you for your utility hint.
But I'll have to send email when cpu load meets a threshold.
I'll see if munin can help.
And thank you for pointing me to the website.

2008/4/6, Havard Eidnes <>:
> > Dear all,
>  > I'm trying to write a utility for system monitor.
>  > My netbsd version is 3.1.
>  > It needs to gather information about the system cpu usage data like
>  > cpu load in user mode, system mode, idle task and so on.
>  > On linux, I have the file "/proc/stat".
>  > But I don't have it on netbsd.
>  > However, I find that top can get the information I want.
>  > So which file should I rely on on netbsd?
>  > Or where can I get the source code of top for netbsd?
>  > Thanks in advance for any hint.
> You can take a look at some of the NetBSD-specific "plugins" to
>  the munin system monitor, which does a number of the above
>  things.  It's in pkgsrc under sysutils/munin-node/.
>  As for the source code of top in NetBSD, it's in src/usr.bin/top,
>  and should be readily available via e.g. or via
>  any of the other "get the NetBSD source" methods.
>  Best regards,
>  - Håvard


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