Re: blktrace ftrace plugin, was Re: Receive side performance issuewith multi-10-GigE and NUMA

From: Jens Axboe
Date: Thu Aug 27 2009 - 01:26:34 EST

On Wed, Aug 26 2009, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 10:40:27PM +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> > We are also converting non-trivial plugins to generic tracepoints. A
> > recent example are the system call tracepoints, but we also
> > converted blktrace and kmemtrace to generic tracepoints.
> On something semi-related: Any reason to keep the blktrace ftrace
> plugin around? I don't think there's much point in it. It only got
> added in 2.6.29, and all the blktrace tooling just uses the legacy
> ioctls. All new uses should just use the TRACE_EVENT output.

Lets kill it.

Jens Axboe

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