Re: disks stats through /proc

Tigran Aivazian (
Thu, 3 Dec 1998 13:42:17 +0000 (GMT)

I forgot to add that this, IMHO, should be in /proc/partitions rather than


On Thu, 3 Dec 1998, Tigran Aivazian wrote:

> IMHO, this should be done on a fine-grained (partition level) rather than
> coarse (drive) level. There is enough information in
> ll_rw_blk.c/add_request() to do it now but, of course, kernel_stat
> structure will have to be seriously modified.
> There is something frustrating about the quality and speed of Linux
> development. I.e. the quality is too high and the speed is too high, in
> other words, I can implement this disk stat feature, but I bet someone else
> has already done it and is just about to release his patch to Linus soon...

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