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From: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>
To: Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@gmail.com>
Cc: "Joel Fernandes (Google)" <joel.opensrc@gmail.com>,
	Waiman Long <longman@redhat.com>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	rdunlap@infradead.org, Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] proc/stat: Separate out individual irq counts into /proc/stat_irqs
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 22:54:18 -0700 (PDT)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.21.1804232249380.82340@chino.kir.corp.google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180421203604.GB14396@avx2>

On Sat, 21 Apr 2018, Alexey Dobriyan wrote:

> > On Thu, Apr 19, 2018 at 04:23:02PM -0700, Joel Fernandes (Google) wrote:
> > > Can we not just remove per-IRQ stats from /proc/stat (since I gather
> > > from this discussion it isn't scalable), and just have applications
> > > that need per-IRQ stats use /proc/interrupts ?
> > 
> > If you can prove noone is using them in /proc/stat...
> 
> And you can't even stick WARN into /proc/stat to find out.
> 

FWIW, removing per irq counts from /proc/stat would break some of our 
scripts.  We could adapt to that, but everybody else would have to as 
well, so I'm afraid it's not going to be possible.

It would probably be better to extract out the stats that you're actually 
interested in to a new file.

  reply	other threads:[~2018-04-24  5:54 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-04-19 19:08 Alexey Dobriyan
2018-04-19 19:28 ` Waiman Long
2018-04-19 19:55   ` Alexey Dobriyan
     [not found]     ` <eb7c1569-e445-5cbb-6d10-2694b625232a@redhat.com>
2018-04-19 20:39       ` Alexey Dobriyan
2018-04-19 20:58         ` Waiman Long
2018-04-19 23:23           ` Joel Fernandes (Google)
2018-04-21 20:34             ` Alexey Dobriyan
2018-04-21 20:36               ` Alexey Dobriyan
2018-04-24  5:54                 ` David Rientjes [this message]
2018-04-24  6:18                   ` Alexey Dobriyan
2018-05-02  0:02                     ` Andrew Morton
2018-04-19 21:05         ` Waiman Long
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2018-04-19 17:09 Waiman Long
2018-04-19 17:38 ` Randy Dunlap
2018-04-19 18:44   ` Waiman Long
2018-04-19 19:43 ` Andrew Morton
2018-04-19 19:57   ` Waiman Long
2018-04-19 20:02   ` Alexey Dobriyan

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