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Re: CVS commit: src/sys/arch/sparc64/sparc64

On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 07:51:41PM +0900, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 10:24:06AM -0700, Matt Thomas wrote:
> > Maybe even a uint64_t *cpu_counters in cpu_data.  then evcnt cold allocate
> > a slow in it for each counter.  IP could alloc N counters for ipstats.
> Yeah. What about something like:
> size_t reserve_cpucounter(const char *id)
> which returns the offset and making sure that the modification can't be
> preempted? The reservation can then extend the array if necessary (on
> all CPUs via crosscall).

We already have that:

One problem is using it during early boot and perhaps from assembly code.
Maybe we could find a way to improve it so that's possible.


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