Subject: Re: tape drive instrumentation round 2
To: Luke Mewburn <>
From: Brett Lymn <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/14/2005 12:19:09
On Mon, Nov 14, 2005 at 11:19:28AM +1100, Luke Mewburn wrote:
> IMHO, "disk" and "drive" are often interchangeable terms.

OK, I have heard of a disk drive but never a tape disk :) which is why
a chose drive.

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

Sure, does blkio sound any better?  I am not really fussed as long as
we get away from it sounding disk specific because I believe that to
be misleading.

Brett Lymn