I've been trying to work out what pgpgin and pgpgout values in /proc/vmstat are measured in. Is it in blocks or KiB?

Unfortunately, most references are either vague or point back to vmstat.8 which is not helpful.

Anyone got any idea of what they are and more importantly a decent reference?

@smallsees looks like its configurable per the vmstat man page:

-S, --unit character
Switches outputs between 1000 (k), 1024 (K), 1000000 (m), or
1048576 (M) bytes. Note this does not change the block (bi/bo)
fields, which are always measured in blocks.

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