cvs commit: src/sys/compat/linprocfs linprocfs.c src/sys/kern
kern_clock.c src/sys/sys pcpu.h resource.h
peter at wemm.org
Fri Nov 30 12:48:38 PST 2007
On Thursday 29 November 2007, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> Peter Wemm wrote:
> > peter 2007-11-29 06:34:30 UTC
> > FreeBSD src repository
> > Modified files:
> > sys/compat/linprocfs linprocfs.c
> > sys/kern kern_clock.c
> > sys/sys pcpu.h resource.h
> > Log:
> > Move the shared cp_time array (counts %sys, %user, %idle etc) to
> > the per-cpu area. cp_time goes away and a new function creates a
> > merged cp_time-like array for things like linprocfs, sysctl etc.
> > The atomic ops for updating cp_time in statclock go away, and the
> > scope of the thread lock is reduced.
> > sysctl kern.cp_time returns a backwards compatible cp_time
> > array. A new kern.cp_times sysctl returns the individual per-cpu
> > stats.
> > I have pending changes to make top and vmstat optionally show
> > per-cpu stats.
> > I'm very aware that there are something like 5 or 6 other
> > versions "out there" for doing this - but none were handy when I
> > needed them.
> > I did merge my changes with John Baldwin's, and ended up
> > replacing a few chunks of my stuff with his, and stealing some
> > other code.
> libgtop uses the cp_time interface. Can __FreeBSD_version be bumped
> for this? And thanks for doing this work.
If it uses sysctl kern.cp_time, then there is no change required...
If you want to get the new per-cpu stats, then just test for the
existence of kern.cp_times at runtime. There's no compile-time visible
Peter Wemm - peter at wemm.org; peter at FreeBSD.org; peter at yahoo-inc.com
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