Subject: Re: Using unused sysctl's
To: Simon Burge <>
From: None <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/09/2001 13:14:14
>Currently there's two sysctl's undef hw. that are unused (and never
>have been - they were in the initial import):
>	{ "disknames", CTLTYPE_STRING }	/* strings: disk drive names */
>	{ "diskstats", CTLTYPE_STRUCT }	/* struct: diskstats[] */
>FreeBSD doesn't appear to use these either (and I'm assuming that
>OpenBSD doesn't either).  I don't have access to any BSDI boxes to
>check there.  I'd like to use these to return info about disk usage
>(that will be used by iostat amongst other things).

	as far as i have checked, BSD/OS 4.2 is using both of them.