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Subject[PATCH 0/5] Some vmevent fixes...
On Tue, May 08, 2012 at 10:36:31AM +0300, Pekka Enberg wrote:
[...]
> > 2) VMEVENT_ATTR_STATE_ONE_SHOT is misleading name. That is effect as
> > edge trigger shot. not only once.
>
> Would VMEVENT_ATTR_STATE_EDGE_TRIGGER be a better name?
[...]
> > 4) Currently, vmstat have per-cpu batch and vmstat updating makes 3
> > second delay at maximum.
> >  This is fine for usual case because almost userland watcher only
> > read /proc/vmstat per second.
> >  But, for vmevent_fd() case, 3 seconds may be unacceptable delay. At
> > worst, 128 batch x 4096
> >  x 4k pagesize = 2G bytes inaccurate is there.
>
> That's pretty awful. Anton, Leonid, comments?
[...]
> > 5) __VMEVENT_ATTR_STATE_VALUE_WAS_LT should be removed from userland
> > exporting files.
> >  When exporing kenrel internal, always silly gus used them and made unhappy.
>
> Agreed. Anton, care to cook up a patch to do that?

KOSAKI-San, Pekka,

Much thanks for your reviews!

These three issues should be fixed by the following patches. One mm/
change is needed outside of vmevent...

And I'm looking into other issues you pointed out...

Thanks!

---
include/linux/vmevent.h | 10 +++----
include/linux/vmstat.h | 2 ++
mm/vmevent.c | 66 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++------------------
mm/vmstat.c | 22 +++++++++++++++-
4 files changed, 68 insertions(+), 32 deletions(-)
--
Anton Vorontsov
Email: cbouatmailru@gmail.com
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