Version 4.1.4 of sysstat

Release Notes: The way overflow conditions were handled by sar for interfaces counters has been fixed. On really big machines with 100 GB of memory or more, the values read by sadc in /proc/meminfo would get truncated and cause havoc in the calculations. This is now fixed. The sar option "-x SUM" has been removed. NLS has been updated. A Polish translation has been added. Proper charset and encoding declarations have been added to fix msgfmt warnings and allow gettext to recode between various charsets.

Other releases

  •  17 Mar 2014 21:32

Release Notes: sar can now take into account a change of CPU count in its data files without losing any data. systemd timer units have been added to replace cronjobs. The nfsiostat command has been renamed nfsiostat-sysstat to avoid confusion with that included in nfs-utils package.

  •  23 Jan 2014 21:20

Release Notes: The pidstat command now includes a new metric giving per-task block I/O delays. A new option has been added to the configure script (--enable-copy-only). sadf now displays the data file creation date.

  •  03 Nov 2013 18:09

Release Notes: A new option (-v) has been added to pidstat, enabling the user to display the number of threads and file descriptors associated with tasks. Several bugs have been fixed in pidstat.

Release Notes: A new metric has been added to sar network devices statistics, giving the utilization percentage of the network interface cards. Several bugs have been fixed all around.

  •  09 Jun 2013 13:39

Release Notes: The sar command can now display filesystems statistics (blocks and inodes utilization) with its new option "-F". Several (small) bugs have also been fixed.


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