Re: [PATCH] Fix disk statistic reporting to include all disks

From: Jens Axboe (
Date: Wed Aug 30 2000 - 12:13:44 EST

On Wed, Aug 30 2000, Marcel J.E. Mol wrote:
> But if the sar patches are applied, don't we have double stats? Isn't
> it better to somehow combine this and make a clean statistics setup including
> what the sar patches offer? I like the Stephen's sard output and think this
> should be included in the mainstream kernel.

We had double stats before too. When the sar patch is going into the kernel,
some if it will have to be cleaned up (i.e. the regular stats will go,
I suspect Stephen will have no problems storing the stats in the queue
as well). The proc stuff can just be generated from the sar statistics.

* Jens Axboe <>
* SuSE Labs
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