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From: Greg KH <greg@kroah.com>
To: Miklos Szeredi <miklos@szeredi.hu>
Cc: akpm@linux-foundation.org, a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-mm@kvack.org, Kay Sievers <kay.sievers@vrfy.org>,
	Trond Myklebust <trond.myklebust@fys.uio.no>
Subject: Re: [patch 2/6] mm: bdi: export BDI attributes in sysfs
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2008 09:39:48 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080129173948.GA14450@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080129154948.823761079@szeredi.hu>

On Tue, Jan 29, 2008 at 04:49:02PM +0100, Miklos Szeredi wrote:
> From: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl>
> 
> Provide a place in sysfs (/sys/class/bdi) for the backing_dev_info
> object.  This allows us to see and set the various BDI specific
> variables.
> 
> In particular this properly exposes the read-ahead window for all
> relevant users and /sys/block/<block>/queue/read_ahead_kb should be
> deprecated.
> 
> With patient help from Kay Sievers and Greg KH
> 
> [mszeredi@suse.cz]
> 
>  - split off NFS and FUSE changes into separate patches
>  - document new sysfs attributes under Documentation/ABI
>  - do bdi_class_init as a core_initcall, otherwise the "default" BDI
>    won't be initialized
>  - remove bdi_init_fmt macro, it's not used very much
> 
> Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl>
> CC: Kay Sievers <kay.sievers@vrfy.org>
> CC: Greg KH <greg@kroah.com>

Acked-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>


  reply	other threads:[~2008-01-29 17:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-01-29 15:49 [patch 0/6] mm: bdi: updates Miklos Szeredi
2008-01-29 15:49 ` [patch 1/6] mm: bdi: tweak task dirty penalty Miklos Szeredi
2008-01-31  0:13   ` Andrew Morton
2008-01-29 15:49 ` [patch 2/6] mm: bdi: export BDI attributes in sysfs Miklos Szeredi
2008-01-29 17:39   ` Greg KH [this message]
2008-01-31  0:28   ` Andrew Morton
2008-01-31  9:39     ` Miklos Szeredi
2008-01-31  9:54       ` Andrew Morton
2008-01-31 10:08         ` Peter Zijlstra
2008-02-29 11:26   ` Andrew Morton
2008-01-29 15:49 ` [patch 3/6] mm: bdi: expose the BDI object in sysfs for NFS Miklos Szeredi
2008-01-29 15:49 ` [patch 4/6] mm: bdi: expose the BDI object in sysfs for FUSE Miklos Szeredi
2008-01-29 15:49 ` [patch 5/6] mm: bdi: allow setting a minimum for the bdi dirty limit Miklos Szeredi
2008-01-29 15:49 ` [patch 6/6] mm: bdi: allow setting a maximum " Miklos Szeredi
2008-01-31  0:39   ` Andrew Morton
2008-01-31  9:46     ` Miklos Szeredi
2008-01-31 10:17       ` Peter Zijlstra
2008-01-29 17:06 ` [patch 0/6] mm: bdi: updates Peter Zijlstra
2008-01-29 18:32   ` Miklos Szeredi

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