r7749 - in trunk/BOOK: . general/sysutils introduction/welcome

randy at linuxfromscratch.org randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Feb 9 12:50:20 PST 2009


Author: randy
Date: 2009-02-09 13:50:20 -0700 (Mon, 09 Feb 2009)
New Revision: 7749

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/general.ent
   trunk/BOOK/general/sysutils/sysstat.xml
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
Log:
Updated to Sysstat-8.0.4.1

Modified: trunk/BOOK/general/sysutils/sysstat.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/general/sysutils/sysstat.xml	2009-02-08 17:57:31 UTC (rev 7748)
+++ trunk/BOOK/general/sysutils/sysstat.xml	2009-02-09 20:50:20 UTC (rev 7749)
@@ -6,9 +6,9 @@
 
   <!ENTITY sysstat-download-http "http://perso.wanadoo.fr/sebastien.godard/sysstat-&sysstat-version;.tar.bz2">
   <!ENTITY sysstat-download-ftp  "ftp://ibiblio.org/pub/linux/system/status/sysstat-&sysstat-version;.tar.bz2">
-  <!ENTITY sysstat-md5sum        "46a6af9c5486809c4f1fb4f8fcdf2684">
-  <!ENTITY sysstat-size          "124 KB">
-  <!ENTITY sysstat-buildsize     "2 MB">
+  <!ENTITY sysstat-md5sum        "8352760480604419cdca748cd2e28d57">
+  <!ENTITY sysstat-size          "181 KB">
+  <!ENTITY sysstat-buildsize     "3 MB">
   <!ENTITY sysstat-time          "less than 0.1 SBU">
 ]>
 
@@ -73,7 +73,14 @@
     <para>Install <application>Sysstat</application> by running the
     following commands:</para>
 
-<screen><userinput>make config &&
+<!-- <screen><userinput>make config &&
+make</userinput></screen> -->
+
+<screen><userinput>sa_lib_dir=/usr/lib/sa \
+    sa_dir=/var/log/sa \
+  conf_dir=/etc/sysconfig \
+    ./configure --prefix=/usr \
+                --disable-man-group &&
 make</userinput></screen>
 
     <para>This package does not come with a test suite.</para>
@@ -89,17 +96,37 @@
   <sect2 role="commands">
     <title>Command Explanations</title>
 
-    <para><command>make config</command>: Runs the interactive configuration
+    <!-- <para><command>make config</command>: Runs the interactive configuration
     process. The first question prompts you for an
     <quote><computeroutput>Installation directory</computeroutput></quote>.
     Reply with <filename class="directory">/usr</filename>, as this is
     equivalent to <application>Autoconf</application>'s
-    <option>--prefix=/usr</option> parameter to <command>configure</command>.
+    <option>-prefix=/usr</option> parameter to <command>configure</command>.
     For all other prompts, you may press <keycap>Enter</keycap> to accept the
     (very sane) defaults. When prompted for <quote><computeroutput>Number of
     daily data files to keep: [7]</computeroutput></quote>, you may wish to
-    keep a larger number of files.</para>
+    keep a larger number of files.</para> -->
 
+    <para><envar>sa_lib_dir</envar>: This environment variable specifies the
+    location of the package-specific library directory.</para>
+
+    <para><envar>sa_dir</envar>: This environment variable specifies the
+    location of the directory containing the data files.</para>
+
+    <para><envar>conf_dir</envar>: This environment variable specifies the
+    location of the system configuration directory.</para>
+
+    <para><parameter>--disable-man-group</parameter>: This parameter causes
+    the installation to ignore the man group variable resulting in the man
+    files having
+    <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem>:<systemitem class="groupname">root</systemitem>
+    ownership.</para>
+
+    <para>Run <command>./configure --help</command> to see other influential
+    environment variables you can pass to <command>configure</command>. You may
+    want to use the <envar>history</envar> and <envar>compressafter</envar>
+    variables to customize the amount of data files kept on the system.</para>
+
   </sect2>
 
   <sect2 role="configuration">
@@ -110,7 +137,7 @@
 
       <para>To begin gathering <application>Sysstat</application> history
       information, you must add to, or create a privileged user's crontab. The
-      default history data location is
+      history data location is
       <filename class="directory">/var/log/sa</filename>. The user running
       <application>Sysstat</application> utilities via cron must have write
       access to this location.</para>
@@ -164,7 +191,7 @@
       <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
 
       <seglistitem>
-        <seg>iostat, mpstat, sar, sa1, sa2, sadc and sadf</seg>
+        <seg>iostat, mpstat, pidstat, sar, sa1, sa2, sadc and sadf</seg>
         <seg>None</seg>
         <seg>/usr/lib/sa, /usr/share/doc/sysstat-&sysstat-version; and
         /var/log/sa</seg>
@@ -198,6 +225,17 @@
         </listitem>
       </varlistentry>
 
+      <varlistentry id="pidstat">
+        <term><command>pidstat</command></term>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>is used for monitoring individual tasks currently being managed
+          by the Linux kernel.</para>
+          <indexterm zone="sysstat pidstat">
+            <primary sortas="b-pidstat">pidstat</primary>
+          </indexterm>
+        </listitem>
+      </varlistentry>
+
       <varlistentry id="sar">
         <term><command>sar</command></term>
         <listitem>

Modified: trunk/BOOK/general.ent
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/general.ent	2009-02-08 17:57:31 UTC (rev 7748)
+++ trunk/BOOK/general.ent	2009-02-09 20:50:20 UTC (rev 7749)
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@
 $Date$
 -->
 
-<!ENTITY day          "08">                   <!-- Always 2 digits -->
+<!ENTITY day          "09">                   <!-- Always 2 digits -->
 <!ENTITY month        "02">                   <!-- Always 2 digits -->
 <!ENTITY year         "2009">
 <!ENTITY copyrightdate "2001-&year;">
@@ -201,7 +201,7 @@
 <!ENTITY pkgconfig-version            "0.23">
 <!ENTITY cpio-version                 "2.9">
 <!ENTITY mc-version                   "4.6.1">
-<!ENTITY sysstat-version              "7.0.4">
+<!ENTITY sysstat-version              "8.0.4.1">
 <!ENTITY apache-ant-version           "1.7.1">
 <!ENTITY dbus-version                 "1.2.4">
 <!ENTITY hal-version                  "0.5.9.1">

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2009-02-08 17:57:31 UTC (rev 7748)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2009-02-09 20:50:20 UTC (rev 7749)
@@ -42,11 +42,20 @@
 -->
 
     <listitem>
+      <para>February 9th, 2009</para>
+      <itemizedlist>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>[randy] - Updated to Sysstat-8.0.4.1.</para>
+        </listitem>
+      </itemizedlist>
+    </listitem>
+
+    <listitem>
       <para>February 8th, 2009</para>
       <itemizedlist>
         <listitem>
-            <para>[ag] - Updated to ed-1.2. Added --bindir=/bin switch and
-            removed the make install-man command.</para>
+          <para>[ag] - Updated to ed-1.2. Added --bindir=/bin switch and
+          removed the make install-man command.</para>
         </listitem>
         <listitem>
           <para>[ag] - Updated to reiserfs-3.6.21.</para>




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