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SubjectRe: [PATCH 9/16] 2.6.17-rc6 perfmon2 patch for review: kernel-level API support (kapi)
On Fri, Jun 16, 2006 at 11:41:32AM -0400, Frank Ch. Eigler wrote:
> Whether one uses systemtap, raw kprobes, or some specialized
> tracing/stats-collecting patch surely forthcoming, kernel-level APIs
> would be needed to perform fine-grained kernel-scope measurements
> using these counters.

No, there's not need to add kernel bloat for performance monitoring.
This kind of stuff shoul dabsolutely be done from userspace.

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