[buug] fwd: Linux

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Mon Oct 30 13:11:30 PST 2000

> ----- Forwarded message from Jiin Lin <JiinLin at intoka.com> -----
> Is there anything in Linux that's equivalent to "sar" (System Activity
> Report) in UNIX.

You can certainly have sar on Linux, if you want.  There's an
implementation included in Sébastien Godard's "sysstat" package, which
I vaguely recall being included in most Linux distributions, or you can
download it from the Net and compile it: 

Most Linux admins use the foo-stat utilities, instead of sar:  netstat,
lpstat, iostat, vmstat... and a whole lot of small tools of various

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