Updated: 2021/Apr/14


SYSMON(4)                    Device Drivers Manual                   SYSMON(4)

NAME
     sysmon - system monitoring and power management interface

DESCRIPTION
     The machine-independent sysmon is a general purpose framework for system
     monitoring and power management.  The main components of sysmon include:

              An ioctl(2) interface available via /dev/sysmon.  The userland
               counterparts include utilities such as envstat(8) and daemons
               such as powerd(8).

              An interface for the purpose of delivering different system and
               power events to userspace; sysmon_pswitch(9).

              A general purpose sensor framework, sysmon_envsys(9).

              A general purpose task queue, sysmon_taskq(9).

              An interface for watchdog timers.

FILES
     /dev/sysmon

SEE ALSO
     envsys(4), swsensor(4), envstat(8), powerd(8), wdogctl(8), pmf(9)

AUTHORS
     Jason R. Thorpe <thorpej@NetBSD.org>

NetBSD 9.99                      June 22, 2011                     NetBSD 9.99