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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Rework of /proc/stat
So, what could be said is that the sard (which IS in 2.4.19-per1-ac2) 
has features:
- all devices available (not only major < 16)
- stat struct is in the request_queue, not in kstat anymore
- All structs are dynamic, no static allocation of per-device structs.
So, it's all we need.

The only drawback is:
- infos are in /proc/partitions not in /proc/stat (some apps get infos
there...)

Right?
-jec

PS: When will it be in official tree? An idea?

Alan Cox wrote:

>>>Any reason for preferring this over the sard patches in -ac ?
>>>
>>Basically, statistic data are moved from the global kstat structure to
>>the request_queue structures, and it is allocated/freed when the request
>>queue is initialized and freed. This way it is
>>
>
>So does sard
>

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