Yes. I posted a message last Saturday or Sunday and received one reply
recommending to omit the vmstat part. Because vmstat is the source of the
data stream, that didn't make sense to me. I was unable to check any
messages after Sunday and did not find the original or any responses today.
If you have a suggestion, I would appreciate the help.
> >I am using FreeBSD 3.3. The following two pipes work fine:
> >vmstat -w 5 | logger -p local0.info
> >vmstat -w 5 | sed -e /procs/d -e /fre/d
> >But don't work when combined into:
> >vmstat -w 5 | sed -e /procs/d -e /fre/d | logger -p local0.info
> >I don't understand why. Any suggestions?
> Sed probably uses stdio, which buffers output when writing to a non-tty.
> I'm pretty sure I answered an almost identical question a few days ago in
> one of the comp.unix.* newsgroups. Was that you?
> Genuity, Burlington, MA
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