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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/3] mm: cma: /proc/cmainfo
On Mon 2014-12-29 11:36:39, Minchan Kim wrote:
> Hello,
>
> On Fri, Dec 26, 2014 at 05:39:01PM +0300, Stefan I. Strogin wrote:
> > Hello all,
> >
> > Here is a patch set that adds /proc/cmainfo.
> >
> > When compiled with CONFIG_CMA_DEBUG /proc/cmainfo will contain information
> > about about total, used, maximum free contiguous chunk and all currently
> > allocated contiguous buffers in CMA regions. The information about allocated
> > CMA buffers includes pid, comm, allocation latency and stacktrace at the
> > moment of allocation.

We should not add new non-process related files in
/proc. So... NAK. Should this go to debugfs instead?

> It just says what you are doing but you didn't say why we need it.
> I can guess but clear description(ie, the problem what you want to
> solve with this patchset) would help others to review, for instance,
> why we need latency, why we need callstack, why we need new wheel
> rather than ftrace and so on.
>
> Thanks.
>
> >
> > Example:
> >
> > # cat /proc/cmainfo
> > CMARegion stat: 65536 kB total, 248 kB used, 65216 kB max contiguous chunk


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