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SubjectRe: wchan in 2.2.0-final

On Mon, 25 Jan 1999, Albert D. Cahalan wrote:

> Steven N. Hirsch writes:
> >
> > Ok, I run an RH 5.2 installation with the 2.2.0-preX kernel and
> > in the root directory. The 'ps' utility apparently checks /boot first and
> > uses the (incorrect) from RedHat's 2.0.x kernel. If both
> > system maps are in /boot it's smart enough to grab the correct one,
> > though. Thanks for the feedback!
> Use a ps that gives you a warning when your file is wrong.
> This whole problem would have been obvious had you used a better ps,
> such as
> $ ps -n /boot/ -o pid,nwchan,wchan,cmd -u luser
> Warning: /boot/ has an incorrect kernel version.
> 405 116909 116909 su - luser
> 406 17b75f 17b75f -bash
> 417 12ced9 12ced9 /usr/lib/netscape/netscape-communicator
> 427 12ced9 12ced9 (dns helper)
> Hmmm, looks like /boot/ has an incorrect kernel version.

I was simply using the 'ps' shipped with RedHat 5.2 and didn't know of any
newer until seeing your post. I'll get it forthwith.

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