Subject: Re: Notes on Current
To: Marc Wandschneider <>
From: None <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/21/1993 12:38:02
Marc Wandschneider <> writes:
>         However, I now have run into another weird problem---certain
>         programs just don't work any more...
>         w, and ps -u generate floating exceptions.
>         vmstat, iostat, and swapinfo no longer work, with the following
>         errors

This kind of thing happens if the kernel you are running isn't called
"/netbsd".  That's because programs like these read the kernel file
symbol information to find the addresses of certain kernel globals.

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