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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.5.46: duplicate statistics being gathered
On Thu, Nov 07, 2002 at 09:27:08PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> The <unknown quantity of> applications out there which are reading
> the disk info from /proc/stat need to be taught to go fishing in
> /name-of-the-day-fs.
> And that's hard. /driverfs? /sys? /sysfs? /kernfs? AFAIK we don't
> even have a recommended mountpoint for the thing, do we? One way
> to resolve that is for the monitoring application to locate the
> mountpoint by consulting /proc/mounts on startup.

It's now called sysfs and should be mounted at /sys. I do not think the
name will change anymore (famous last words...)

Unless you want to be different and mount it somewhere else :)

And yes, any application relying on data within it, should be able to
determine its location (through /proc/mounts, or some other such


greg k-h
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