Re: [RFC] use of /sys versus /proc

From: Valdis . Kletnieks
Date: Fri May 23 2008 - 13:19:32 EST

On Fri, 23 May 2008 08:12:55 CDT, Cliff Wickman said:
> I have a need to display TLB shootdown statistics. (I'm working
> on a patch to implement this on a new machine at SGI.)
> I had planned to display these statistics through /proc
> as in arch/ia64/sn/kernel/sn2/sn2_smp.c (/proc/sgi_sn/ptc_statistics).
> However, considering the general move to reserve /proc for
> process-related things, I thought the community might prefer the
> interface to be in /sys.

Is debugfs an option?

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