Subject: Re: @booted_kernel magic symlink?
To: Garrett D'Amore <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Simon Burge <email@example.com>
Date: 04/27/2006 16:13:17
"Garrett D'Amore" wrote:
> Btw, some programs in /bin/ and /sbin/ were probably missed. ps for
> example. But some of these programs use the nlist from the running
> system instead of relying on /netbsd, and hence, don't even need this
> silly @booted_kernel garbage.
Please check before suggesting programs like ps. ps uses sysctls only
when run on a live system.
> These ones *don't* work:
Do you have a working /dev/ksyms? At least vmstat and netstat I use
regularly on embedded boards with no /netbsd.
At this stage I still believe that savecore is the only program that
cares where the kernel is, as long as you have working ksyms.
Simon Burge <firstname.lastname@example.org>
NetBSD Support and Service: http://www.wasabisystems.com/