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at the intimate Starline Social Club... amazing.

Just released 3.0.27 which contains memory and disk size fixes, Android ARM phone fixes, fixes, better debuggers for complicated debugging situations, and some bug fixes. Note that normally I don't do anything more than remove real errors for osx, but because one issue raised also was an existing old issue, I fixed that as well (space in remote file system name for partitions).

Also uploaded my first package for tce, will see if it is accepted.

changed column order and syntax for fre and avm in vmstat, thus breaking the expected syntax. This is fixed in , and will be out in 3.0.27. One could ask about the wisdom of changing things like this, but there are better ways to spend ones time so all I can do is create work arounds for this type of randomness and flux. But I think I will use this to create a FAQ about why inxi is so long, with vmstat output from OpenBSD 6.1 and 6.3, along with how many lines of code the fix required

Rough initial tests using + on phone OS and / have worked. Data is incomplete however due to issues with parsing /sys ARM data, but is showing complete output minus the missing data items, but no errors.

smxi boosted

display manager, a nice idea, ncurses based, requested being added to , now added in , and they just made a --version too for it, so it will show version, which should help their devs find bugs etc.

But thanks to the / maintainer of for spotting this last minute thing. Even though almost nobody uses format, it should be right, and working, just like any other repo syntax.

With yet another last minute fix, 3.0.26 goes live, that took way too long, and I think I'll step away from active dev for a while now barring new bugs or issues.

maintainer for and noticed a small glitch with deb822 format parsing for --repos feature, that is now corrected, very annoying format to work with.

Happily, Saint Vitus, Ruby the Hatchet, , and of course, , make working on tedious problems much less tedious.

inxi 3.0.26 almost ready to go, includes C1 and C2 fixes, better device type detections, better debuggers, as usual, update or miss out on new features.

Found a case where system restore tool mounts its backup partition in hidden mode, which I've never seen before, that's a udiskd mount, not sure why it's hidden, but it is is.

Rather than mess with the complex cross architecture code for df processing in , I am just reusing some lsblk data to detect these partitions, then using the new raw size output option from --admin to show the raw size, along with <root required> message for size and used items, which are not available to non root.

I just learned that 3.0.24 made it into Ubuntu main 18-10 release, though 3.0.25, just released now, didn't, but that's fine.

3.0.25 ended up having a silly amount of new features, --admin -p/-P/-d, --partition-sort [sort type], totally refactored Device/USB data generators, / support extended, basic support working, the list is way too long for my taste.

Sometimes I worry that too many features are added that are really just for a few users, but I can't know who uses what.

New dev output option for --admin -P, show swap swappiness and vfs cache pressure.

Useful in fringe admin type cases, for example, tells me that if users or distros have altered these two default values, that can trigger hard to figure out bugs in the kernel. At least kernels with some configuration focuses like .

Turns out the method I was going to use for --admin -p to determine block size was wrong, but found a standard linux tool that will give the partition logical and physical block sizes, so this feature is now working.

Added the /sys based block size report for -d disks as well, since I already had the logic, figured might as well.

This makes the upcoming inxi, as seems to the norm, filled with features and new tricks and gadgets.

--admin now actually does more than just -C cpu data, which is nice.

Adding in raw partition size to to squeeze that long requested feature in before 3.0.25 is released. Raw size is the size of the partition including the partition table and extra data the file system uses, but which is not available as storage size to end user.

All the internal device handlers in started getting redundant, so I ended up refactoring all of it into a new package/class, DeviceData, this pulls together lspci, pciconf, pcidump, eventually pcictl, and SOC /sys data constructors.

To go along with this, I also refactored USB data generators into class USBData, which integrates lsusb, usbdevs, and /sys USB generators.

Thanks to for providing more ARM / data and samples. Yes, sort of works now!

Issues debugged, now working on device without errors. Just a few things needed fixing.

Testing an system with on forums, didn't expect to get MIPS response, but that's why it never hurts to ask. openwrt is presenting problems, it appears to have an ultra stripped down busybox, and more packages have to be installed to even get inxi running, and there are some real problems, but it is generating relatively error free output, until a kernel thing crashes the networking. Early days.

Added pci device info, from pcidump, in in dev , seems to be working.

OpenBSD's pcidump has very little pci data however, less than FreeBSD's pciconf, so I can't match the IF to the PCI NIC as with GNU/Linux and FreeBSD.

But it works. Requires root to run pcidump, which is too bad, will have to add error message for pcidump noting requires root if not root.

Updated for other unix variant identifications, so will not crash or show error/warnings when started on one of those OSes.

My goal with BSD/Unix is basically for all error handlers and null data handlers to work as expected, and to have at least OpenBSD and FreeBSD + FreeBSD variants roughly working. Given the lack of consistent tools / data sources, that's about as far as I'll go unless someone pays me for my time.

I may also look at NetBSD just because that would cover the 3 main BSDs.

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