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per-cpu statistics (Re: CVS commit: src)
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> On Apr 6, 2008, at 11:50 PM, Daniel Carosone wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 07, 2008 at 06:31:28AM +0000, Jason R Thorpe wrote:
> >> Log Message:
> >> Change IP stats from a structure to an array of uint64_t's.
> > What's the intent and benefit of these changes, out of interest?
> These counters are going to become per-CPU in a short while (I
> actually have that work done in a separate tree already). As part of
> that work, I wanted to add an ABI-stable way for LKMs or other things
> that are not the guts of the netinet implementation to increment these
> stats. Having to address a stat as an offset into a structure is
> cumbersome for this; using an index is much better.
will it be something generic enough to replace evcnt?
> > --
> > Dan.
> -- thorpej
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