Re: [PATCH 2/2] writeback: Adding pages_dirtied and pages_entered_writeback

From: Michael Rubin
Date: Thu Aug 05 2010 - 18:06:27 EST

On Thu, Aug 5, 2010 at 1:24 PM, Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed,  4 Aug 2010 17:43:24 -0700
> Michael Rubin <mrubin@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Wait.  These counters appear in /proc/vmstat.  So why create standalone
> /proc/sys/vm files as well?

I did not know they would show up in /proc/vmstat.

I thought it made sense to put them in /proc/sys/vm since the other
writeback controls are there.
but have no problems just adding them to /prov/vmstat if that makes more sense.

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