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     Re: [snips-users] DFspace_avail=0 for some filesystems

On Thu, Nov 13, 2003 at 09:56:21AM -0400, Daniel MacKay wrote:
> Russell:
> >Of course, my floppies already come through as:
> >
> >DFspace_avail 0 MB /dev/fd
> >DFspace_%used 0 %full /dev/fd
> ... and so, what hostmon.confg entries do you use for those?  My 
> guess was that this should work:
> 	DFspace_avail   *       -1 -2 -3        ^/etc/mnttab$
> 	DFspace_avail   *       -1 -2 -3        ^/dev/fd$
> but it didn't.

Just use the "default" -- or does that break for you?  (well, my
default, anyway, is to not alarm)

...It's been so long since I've hacked on hostmon, I'll probably need to
code-dive again.

> >(and are you really mounting a file system on /etc/mnttab?)
> No, *I'm* not doing it; it's a fictional filesystem that Solaris 8 
> puts there - it's a view of an internal kernel data structure. 
> Here's the nitty-gritty on it:
> 	http://www.netsys.com/cgi-bin/man2html?mnttab(4)

Ah yes... like I said, I was a bit tired last night... I've (mostly)
resisted going beyond 7 at the moment, though the company's finally
looking to move our production boxes to 8 (seeing as how 9's out now...

Russell M. Van Tassell
russell at loosenut com

"A real person has two reasons for doing anything ... a good reason and
the real reason."

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