Subject: Re: vmstat and netstat....
To: Garrett D'Amore <>
From: None <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/27/2006 12:02:51
> It was recently pointed out that a few commands (vmstat, netstat)
> require a kernel file (/netbsd) in the root filesystem in order to
> provide, for example, accurate statistics.
That's not true.  When I added /dev/ksyms a few years ago I changed
the kvm routines to try that first.  Only if you have removed the
ksyms pseudo-device the tools will use the /netbsd namelist.

-- Ragge