> > Perhaps, but I had the opposite experience. I noticed by accident
> > that iostat (as included in Debian) suddenly had working extended
> > statistics. So there are *certainly* tools that get fixed by
> > 2.4.19-pre7. I was pleasantly surprised.
> Pretty much every vendor shipped the /proc/partitions changes and
> has tools that will look for them. Its annoying to change stuff but
> long term /proc/partitions is the wrong place for disk stats
Changes belong in 2.5, /proc/partitions is the wrong place, but it's
also the place the tools expect. I hope that's not going to change in the
-- bill davidsen <firstname.lastname@example.org> CTO, TMR Associates, Inc Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.
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