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From: Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@gmail.com>
To: Alexei Lozovsky <me@ilammy.net>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/7] proc/stat: Maintain monotonicity of "intr" and "softirq"
Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2021 12:30:07 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YT3In8SWc2eYZ/09@localhost.localdomain> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210911034808.24252-1-me@ilammy.net>

On Sat, Sep 11, 2021 at 12:48:01PM +0900, Alexei Lozovsky wrote:
> Here's a patch set that makes /proc/stat report total interrupt counts
> as monotonically increasing values, just like individual counters for
> interrupt types and CPUs are.
> 
> This is as if the sum was a shared counter that all CPUs increment
> atomically together with their individual counters, with the sum
> correctly and expectedly wrapping around to zero once it reaches
> UINT_MAX.
> 
> I've also added some documentation bits to codify this behavior and make
> it explicit that wrap-arounds must be expected and handled if userspace
> wants to maintain accurate total interrupt count for whatever reasons.

How about making everything "unsigned long" or even "u64" like NIC
drivers do?

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-09-12  9:30 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 27+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-10  8:53 /proc/stat interrupt counter wrap-around Alexei Lozovsky
2021-09-11  3:48 ` [PATCH 0/7] proc/stat: Maintain monotonicity of "intr" and "softirq" Alexei Lozovsky
2021-09-11  3:48   ` [PATCH 1/7] genirq: Use unsigned int for irqs_sum Alexei Lozovsky
2021-09-11  3:48   ` [PATCH 2/7] powerpc/irq: arch_irq_stat_cpu() returns unsigned int Alexei Lozovsky
2021-09-11  3:48   ` [PATCH 3/7] x86/irq: " Alexei Lozovsky
2021-09-11  3:48   ` [PATCH 4/7] x86/irq: arch_irq_stat() " Alexei Lozovsky
2021-09-11  3:48   ` [PATCH 5/7] proc/stat: Use unsigned int for "intr" sum Alexei Lozovsky
2021-09-11  3:48   ` [PATCH 6/7] proc/stat: Use unsigned int for "softirq" sum Alexei Lozovsky
2021-09-11  3:48   ` [PATCH 7/7] docs: proc.rst: stat: Note the interrupt counter wrap-around Alexei Lozovsky
2021-09-11  3:59     ` Randy Dunlap
2021-09-12  9:30   ` Alexey Dobriyan [this message]
2021-09-12 12:37     ` [PATCH 0/7] proc/stat: Maintain monotonicity of "intr" and "softirq" Alexei Lozovsky
2021-09-14 14:11       ` Thomas Gleixner
2021-09-15  4:24         ` Alexei Lozovsky
2021-09-15 17:58   ` [PATCH v2 00/12] " Alexei Lozovsky
2021-09-15 17:58     ` [PATCH v2 01/12] genirq: Use READ_ONCE for IRQ counter reads Alexei Lozovsky
2021-09-15 17:58     ` [PATCH v2 02/12] genirq: Use unsigned long for IRQ counters Alexei Lozovsky
2021-09-15 17:58     ` [PATCH v2 03/12] powerpc/irq: Use READ_ONCE for IRQ counter reads Alexei Lozovsky
2021-09-15 17:58     ` [PATCH v2 04/12] powerpc/irq: Use unsigned long for IRQ counters Alexei Lozovsky
2021-09-15 17:58     ` [PATCH v2 05/12] powerpc/irq: Use unsigned long for IRQ counter sum Alexei Lozovsky
2021-09-15 17:58     ` [PATCH v2 06/12] x86/irq: Use READ_ONCE for IRQ counter reads Alexei Lozovsky
2021-09-15 17:58     ` [PATCH v2 07/12] x86/irq: Use unsigned long for IRQ counters Alexei Lozovsky
2021-09-15 17:58     ` [PATCH v2 08/12] x86/irq: Use unsigned long for IRQ counters more Alexei Lozovsky
2021-09-15 17:58     ` [PATCH v2 09/12] x86/irq: Use unsigned long for IRQ counter sum Alexei Lozovsky
2021-09-15 17:58     ` [PATCH v2 10/12] proc/stat: Use unsigned long for "intr" sum Alexei Lozovsky
2021-09-15 17:58     ` [PATCH v2 11/12] proc/stat: Use unsigned long for "softirq" sum Alexei Lozovsky
2021-09-15 17:58     ` [PATCH v2 12/12] docs: proc.rst: stat: Note the interrupt counter wrap-around Alexei Lozovsky

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