counting total PIDs since the server been started

Chris Elsworth chris at
Tue Dec 14 01:55:28 PST 2004

On Tue, Dec 14, 2004 at 12:33:45PM +0300, scream wrote:
> Hello freebsd-hackers,
>   I`m trying to solve this puzzle >"how to get statistics about total count of
>   fork`ed\exec`ed processes since the server been rebooted and even
>   make some RRD-like graphs".I need it
>   to make some graphs about server perfomance and stability.Could
>   anyone point me to any usefull docs.


OTTOMH without consulting any docs, are these any use:

# sysctl -a | grep fork 
vm.stats.vm.v_forks: 4795379
vm.stats.vm.v_vforks: 1017309
vm.stats.vm.v_rforks: 0


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