Re: [patch 1 of 2] Scalable statistics counters
Ravikiran G Thirumalai (email@example.com)
Tue, 13 Aug 2002 18:59:21 +0530
On Tue, Aug 13, 2002 at 11:07:25AM +0530, Dipankar Sarma wrote:
> Yes, that I learnt by looking at mounts_open(), the problem is how
> do I get the statctr_pentry (or statctr_group if you like) in
> the open method ? It seems to me that in order to do this, we
> need the following -
> 1. An exported wrapper create_statctr_entry() around
> create_seq_entry() code that sticks the statctr_group pointer into
> 2. Some way to get the proc entry from the inode in statctr_open()
> and stick it to seq_file->private for seq_file methods to use.
> Is this understanding correct or is there a better and simpler
> way to do this ?
I have used the above mentioned method now, alongwith the PDE macro to get
the proc_dir_entry from the inode. I'll post the patch after testing it..
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