Re: net-mgmt/netdata: apps.plugin process grouping

From: Namkhai B. <>
Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2023 19:21:22 UTC
On 9/12/23 01:21, Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> Am 2023-09-12 08:33, schrieb Graham Perrin:
>> I'd like to monitor the number of open files, in connection with 
>> <>.
>> I can't see what's pictured at 
>> <>.
>> Am I missing something?
> netdata.conf may contain a "apps.files" section. It could be disabled 
> there. For me it isn't (on a system with netdata 1.40.x) and I don't 
> see the number of open files either.

Digging into the apps.plugin source at,

seems netdata disables per-process disk stats on FreeBSD.

 > Seems netdata needs a bit of love on FreeBSD (on 14-current and 
15-current it also spams the error log with a particular zfs-arcstats 
kstats which are not available... maybe existed before in a previous 

This is due to the recent changes in the ZFS ARC logic, which as far as 
I know are not yet in a stable release:


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