Bug 272701 - sar no longer has -p flag
sar no longer has -p flag
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: sysstat (Show other bugs)
4.4
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Assigned To: Ivana Varekova
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2007-08-31 14:23 EDT by bob bownes
Modified: 2008-02-27 07:53 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: sysstat-5.0.5-16.rhel4
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Last Closed: 2008-02-27 07:53:53 EST
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Description bob bownes 2007-08-31 14:23:05 EDT
somewhere between RHEL3 update 8 and RHEL4 update 4, sar lost the -p (pretty 
print) flag. This breaks a number of scripts and is hampering efforts to move 
from 3_8 to 4_4 or later.

Can we get it back? 


from the 3 update 8 man page:

       -p     Pretty-print device names.  By  default  names  are  printed  as
              devn-m  where  n  and  m are the major and minor numbers for the
              device.  Use of this option displays the names of the devices as
              they  (should)  appear in /dev.  Name mappings are controlled by
              /etc/sysconfig/sysstat.ioconf.
Comment 1 Ivana Varekova 2008-02-27 07:53:53 EST
This bug is fixed in sysstat-5.0.5-16.rhel4.

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