Subject: Re: Abbreviations
To: Jaromir Dolecek <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Brown <email@example.com>
Date: 10/12/2002 11:10:41
>> sorry, i misspoke. what i meant to say was:
>> speaking of modload...i think one of its partners (modstat) is in
>> the wrong place.
>> modstat is in /usr/bin, the other programs are in an sbin section, and
>> all the man pages are in section 8.
>modstat is non-critical program usable by 'normal' system users,
>so it belongs to /usr/bin. modload/modunload are system utilities
>not intended to run by 'normal' users, and need to be available
>during boot. So they belong to /sbin.
modstat has a man page in section 8, which is typically administrative
modstat is consideredably less useful to a user than vmstat or
perhaps the man page should be moved?
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