> I am wondering what we should do with this patch. The RCU stats display
> the #s of RCU requests and actual updates on each CPU. On a normal system
> they don't mean much to a sysadmin, so I am not sure if it is the right
> thing to include this feature. OTOH, it is extremely useful to detect
> potential memory leaks happening due to, say a CPU looping in
> kernel (and RCU not happening consequently). Will a CONFIG_RCU_DEBUG
> make it more palatable for mainline ?
Are there similar things, inplace or in patches? Perhaps a menu section
for kernel metrics and a nice little niche in /proc to display them?
Things like this are helpful when tuning a kernel, but perhaps not wanted
for the minimalist (like embedded) configs.
-- bill davidsen <firstname.lastname@example.org> CTO, TMR Associates, Inc Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.
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