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SubjectRe: [Patch 7/8] Enhanced partition statistics: procfs
On Thu, 13 Dec 2007 18:36:45 +0100 Jerome Marchand wrote:

> Randy Dunlap wrote:
> >
> > The format of the /proc file is not changed except to add data
> > at the end of each line. Is that correct?
> >
>
> No. The line concerning partitions will display different data. The new format match the current format
> concerning disks.
>
> Current partition format:
> major minor name reads_issued sectors_read writes_issued sectors_written
>
> New partition format (current disk format):
> major minor name reads_issued reads_merged sector_read ms_reading writes_completed writes_merged sectors_written ms_writing I/Os_running ms_I/O weighted_ms_I/O


I would have expected the /proc file contents to represent a user
interface that we shouldn't change, other than by adding to the end
of each line.


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~Randy

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