On Sun, 13 Jul 2003, Lowell Gilbert wrote: > Static <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > > > I'm running fbsd 4.7 in a jail environment. I am unable to run the > > following commands (so far) uptime, w, ps. I get the message 'bad > > namelist' I did some googling and found some responses from about 2 > > years ago stating incomplete upgrade. This was not the case, there has > > been no update. > > > > %w > > w: bad namelist > > %w -n > > w: bad namelist > > %uptime > > uptime: bad namelist > > %ps > > ps: bad namelist > > %ps auxwwww > > ps: bad namelist > > > > > > FreeBSD inton.Ninja-assassin.com 4.7-RELEASE FreeBSD 4.7-RELEASE #0: Thu > > Feb 6 22:32:38 PST 2003 > > [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/src/sys/compile/47 i386 > > > > Any suggestions on things to look at? Reboot has not helped. > > Well, I wouldn't *expect* a jail to be able to pull the process list > out of the kernel. It seems like a terrible idea to allow in the > first place. I can imagine a carefully limited interface for getting > some of that information out, but last I recall (and admittedly that's > a pretty rusty memory), those programs dove directly into kernel data > structures. > For the last couple months I was able to pull ps information out, and it only showed me the processes belonging to my jail. I was also able to run the other commands that come up with bad namelist. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"