Oracle Linux: "lastcomm" Command Shows Incorrect Output (Doc ID 2216375.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 22, 2016

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 to Oracle Linux 5.9 [Release OL5 to OL5U9]
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

 "lastcomm" which brings process-accounting-information from /var/account/pacct file shows incorrect output:

 

Changes

 using psacct-6.3.2-44.0.1.el5 or earlier.

Cause

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