Re: [Patch 0/6] statistics infrastructure

From: Al Boldi
Date: Tue May 23 2006 - 16:43:41 EST

Martin Peschke wrote:
> Andrew Morton wrote:
> > Martin Peschke <mp3@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> My patch series is a proposal for a generic implementation of
> >> statistics.
> >
> > This uses debugfs for the user interface, but the
> > per-task-delay-accounting-*.patch series from Balbir creates an
> > extensible netlink-based system for passing instrumentation results back
> > to userspace.
> >
> > Can this code be converted to use those netlink interfaces, or is
> > Balbir's approach unsuitable, or hasn't it even been considered, or
> > what?
> Andrew,
> taskstats, Balbir'r approach, is too specific and doesn't work for me.
> It is by design limited to per-task data.
> My statistics code is not limited to per-task statistics, but allows
> exploiters to have data been accumulated and been shown for whatever
> entity they need to, may it be for tasks, for SCSI disks, per adapter, per
> queue, per interface, for a device driver, etc.

How does your work and Balbir's and CKRM relate to each other?

Is there not a way to abstract your works to provide a common statistics
infrastructure for all?



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