Re: [PATCH 1/3] taskstats-fork: Add a new taskstats command to get notification on fork/clone

From: Guillaume Chazarain
Date: Sun Aug 30 2009 - 15:52:29 EST

On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 8:24 AM, Nikanth Karthikesan<knikanth@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> Ah.. proc-events was the exact thing, I was looking for! Thanks.

AFAICT proc-events can only be used by root, so that makes it
unsuitable for *top.

Anyway, iotop will always have to iterate over all threads to query
their taskstats and other attributes, so the O(nr_threads) complexity
is unavoidable.


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