Subject: Re: tape drive instrumentation round 2
To: Brett Lymn <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/14/2005 11:19:28
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On Sun, Nov 13, 2005 at 01:12:10AM +1030, Brett Lymn wrote:
  | Since the instrumentation no longer just applies to disks I decided it would be
  | best to rename some files that used to have "disk" in their names to a
  | more generic "drive" naming to reflect the fact they no longer just
  | apply to disk drives (sys/disk.h -> sys/drive.h, kern/subr_disk.c ->
  | kern/subr_drive.c), this change created a fairly large diff of mostly
  | mechanical changes of naming.

IMHO, "disk" and "drive" are often interchangeable terms.

Isn't your rework really a more generic "block IO stats" framework ?
If so, how about a name that more reflects the latter?

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