Re: [PATCH v3 0/7] Statsfs: a new ram-based file system for Linux kernel statistics

From: Andrew Lunn
Date: Wed May 27 2020 - 09:33:46 EST

> I don't really know a lot about the networking subsystem, and as it was
> pointed out in another email on patch 7 by Andrew, networking needs to
> atomically gather and display statistics in order to make them consistent,
> and currently this is not supported by stats_fs but could be added in
> future.

Hi Emanuele

Do you have any idea how you will support atomic access? It does not
seem easy to implement in a filesystem based model.