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SubjectRe: [PATCH 7/9] readahead: add vfs/readahead tracing event
On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 11:22:28PM +0800, Jan Kara wrote:
> On Tue 29-11-11 21:09:07, Wu Fengguang wrote:
> > This is very useful for verifying whether the readahead algorithms are
> > working to the expectation.
> >
> > Example output:
> >
> > # echo 1 > /debug/tracing/events/vfs/readahead/enable
> > # cp test-file /dev/null
> > # cat /debug/tracing/trace # trimmed output
> > readahead-initial(dev=0:15, ino=100177, req=0+2, ra=0+4-2, async=0) = 4
> > readahead-subsequent(dev=0:15, ino=100177, req=2+2, ra=4+8-8, async=1) = 8
> > readahead-subsequent(dev=0:15, ino=100177, req=4+2, ra=12+16-16, async=1) = 16
> > readahead-subsequent(dev=0:15, ino=100177, req=12+2, ra=28+32-32, async=1) = 32
> > readahead-subsequent(dev=0:15, ino=100177, req=28+2, ra=60+60-60, async=1) = 24
> > readahead-subsequent(dev=0:15, ino=100177, req=60+2, ra=120+60-60, async=1) = 0
> >
> > CC: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
> > CC: Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>
> > CC: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>
> > CC: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl>
> > Acked-by: Rik van Riel <riel@redhat.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Wu Fengguang <fengguang.wu@intel.com>
> Looks OK.
>
> Acked-by: Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>

Thank you.

> > + TP_printk("readahead-%s(dev=%d:%d, ino=%lu, "
> > + "req=%lu+%lu, ra=%lu+%d-%d, async=%d) = %d",
> > + ra_pattern_names[__entry->pattern],
> > + MAJOR(__entry->dev),
> > + MINOR(__entry->dev),

One thing I'm not certain is the dev=MAJOR:MINOR. The other option
used in many trace events are bdi=BDI_NAME_OR_NUMBER. Will bdi be more
suitable here?

Thanks,
Fengguang


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