[This is a clone of bug #131245, so that there are separate bugs for
RHEL3 and RHEL2.1]
Opened by Tom "spot" Callaway (email@example.com) on 2004-08-30 09:30
In RHEL 2.1 & 3, rstatd is currently using /proc/stat to gather disk
usage data. Since /proc/partitions is the "correct" mechanism for RHEL
2.4 kernels to be using, I've written a patch to fix this bug.
This is related to
Additional Comment #2 From Robert Perkins (firstname.lastname@example.org) on
2004-09-08 13:17 -------
Moving to sustaining engineering queue so it can go on the "mustfix"
Can you move the following BZ to the U4/U6 lists?
On Mon, 2004-08-30 at 10:17, Tom 'spot' Callaway wrote:
>> In working with the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, I found an issue with
>> rstatd getting its disk data from /proc/stat. I wrote a patch to
>> instead get disk data from /proc/partitions, and both myself and CME
>> have tested it, finding that it works fine.
>> This is BZ 131245, (related to 123136). Phil asked me to get someone in
>> PM to assign this as a MustFix errata for RHEL 2.1 (U6) and RHEL 3
>> can you help me out here?
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa(a)redhat*com> LCA, RHCE
>> Red Hat Sales Engineer || Aurora Linux Project Leader
>> "If you are going through hell, keep going."
>> - Sir Winston Churchill
------- Additional Comment #3 From Robert Perkins
(email@example.com) on 2004-09-08 13:17 -------
Note this should be cloned for RHEL3 U4.
Created attachment 103693 [details]
use /proc/partitions, not /proc/stat
Putting into U4's MUSTFIX.
Packages built in dist-3.0E-U4.
Will set to modified when i have done the opened and written the erratas.
Read ya, Phil
OK, errata opened.
Setting to modified.
Read ya, Phil
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