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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] procps 3.0.4
On Sat, 19 Oct 2002, Albert D. Cahalan wrote:

> > Can you be more specific? What bugs do you see?

> There isn't error checking in the five_cpu_numbers function
> to detect bad data. Not that bad data should ever happen; there
> is a bug in the WOLK kernel.

Guess why the iowait stats are initialised to 0 ? ;)

We know that user, system, nice and idle are present
in every kernel and we bail out with an error if we
get less than 4 values for the CPU stats.

> I could make vmstat way faster if the kernel would provide the
> number of tasks that are running, swapped out, blocked, etc.

I sent in a patch for that. I'll resend when Linus returns
from holidays.


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