[Orca-users] Re: Veritas File syetm

Darren Dunham ddunham at taos.com
Thu Apr 18 09:03:46 PDT 2002

> > > Any body knows whitch orca version can see the veritas files system and
> > > where can i download?
> >
> >What do you mean by "see"?
> >
> >The default orcallator that you can run with orca will record diskspace
> >percentages used on filesystems (including VxFS).  Are you looking for
> >something else?
> I'm running ORCA on a VXFS system and it shows disk usage and such
> fine.  There are some things that SE can't see in respect to Veritas disk
> stuff but I don't know specifically what they are - I've heard about this
> though.  Basically, Veritas doesn't and won't integrate its "stuff" with
> the kstat Solaris kernel structures which is primarily what the SE stuff
> uses to collect its data.
> Someone _itch slap me if I'm off base here plez ...

Pretty much.  Of course orca is just graphing numbers..  Even though
orcallator is using the kstat chain, that's not to say that you couldn't
produce VxFS specific information some other way.  You could run a
script that called vxstat in a loop and recorded the numbers. 

Darren Dunham                                           ddunham at taos.com
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