Subject: Re: vmstat and netstat....
To: Garrett D'Amore <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/27/2006 10:12:55
On Sun, Mar 26, 2006 at 11:16:37PM -0800, Garrett D'Amore wrote:
> I'm wondering whether there is a compelling reason why we shouldn't
> convert new versions of the tools to read these values out of kernfs
> special files.  This would provide increased portability and remove the
> reliance on having a /netbsd that matches the loaded kernel.

kernfs is an *optional* component of the system.  If you want to remove
the kmem dependency in these tools, the right way to do so is via