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SubjectRe: [2.6.16 PATCH] Connector: Filesystem Events Connector v3
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On Fri, 2006-03-24 at 11:08 +0300, Evgeniy Polyakov wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 23, 2006 at 11:23:45PM -0800, Andrew Morton (akpm@osdl.org) wrote:
> > "David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net> wrote:
> > >
> > > From: Arjan van de Ven <arjan@infradead.org>
> > > Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2006 07:59:01 +0100
> > >
> > > > then make the syslog part optional.. if it's not already!
> > >
> > > Regardless I still think the filesystem events connector is a useful
> > > facility.
> >
> > Why's that?
> >
> > (I'd viewed it as a fun thing, but I haven't really seen much pull for it,
> > and the scalability issues in there aren't trivial).
>
> This module uses ratelimiting of event generation, so it will not hurt
> performance, but probably this should be somehow tuned from userspace.


.. so it has become unreliable for any kind of real use that depends on
getting complete events. Such as virus scanning or updatedb etc

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