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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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