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    SubjectRe: Measured overhead of timer interrupts


    On Thu, 22 Jul 1999 kuznet@ms2.inr.ac.ru wrote:

    > Hello!
    >
    > > Actually sysctl allows converting everything, if you just put in a pointer to
    > > your own handling function [of course for ms it should be put into sysctl.c
    > > as a generic mechanism]. proc_dointvec is just a default.
    >
    > He-he... Looking at do_proc_dointvec was enough for me to forget about
    > idea to create our own private functions 8)8)
    >
    > BTW do you know that we used sysctl absolutely incorrectly?
    > No sys/net variables define "strategy" method, hence sysctl() does not work
    > at all. To be more exact, it does not any checks or transformations.
    > Grr... What sad discovery... :( I make such discoveries not every day 8)
    >
    > Alexey

    Alexey, before you will start any proc-related changes in net/*, could you
    look through the patch partially cleaning up that stuff, OK? I'll dig it
    out and port to the current kernel(s) - it should go both for 2.2 and 2.3.
    Later,
    Al


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