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SubjectRe: [PATCH] pktcdvd: added sysfs interface + bio write queue handling fix
On Fri, Sep 08, 2006 at 07:55:08PM +0200, Thomas Maier wrote:
> +/sys/block/pktcdvd/<pktdevname>/packet/
> + statistic (r) Show device statistic. One line with
> + 5 values in following order:
> + packets-started
> + packets-end
> + written in kB
> + read gather in kB
> + read in kB

Please no. One value per file is the sysfs rule.

> + reset_statistic (w) Write any value to it to reset
> + pktcdvd device statistic values, like
> + bytes read/written.
> +
> + info (r) Lots of user readable driver statistics
> + and infos. Multiple lines!

Again, no. Put it in debugfs if you want multiple lines.

> + write_queue_size (r) Contains the size of the bio write
> + queue.
> +
> + write_congestion_off (rw) If bio write queue size is below
> + this mark, accept new bio requests
> + from the block layer.
> +
> + write_congestion_on (rw) If bio write queue size is higher
> + as this mark, do no longer accept
> + bio write requests from the block
> + layer and wait till the pktcdvd
> + device has processed enough bio's
> + so that bio write queue size is
> + below congestion off mark.
> +
> + mapped_to Symbolic link to mapped block device
> + in the /sys/block tree.

Shouldn't this whole thing be in /sys/class/ instead of /sys/block/ ?

thanks,

greg k-h
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