cvs commit: src/sys/kern kern_event.c vfs_mount.c vfs_subr.c src/sys/sys event.h mount.h

Robert Watson rwatson at
Tue Sep 13 08:45:36 PDT 2005

On Tue, 13 Sep 2005, Alfred Perlstein wrote:

>>> Introduce a new kevent filter.  EVFILT_FS that will be used to signal 
>>> generic filesystem events to userspace.  Currently only mount and 
>>> unmount of filesystems are signalled.  Soon to be added, up/down 
>>> status of NFS.
>>> Introduce a sysctl node used to route requests to/from filesystems 
>>> based on filesystem ids.
>>> Introduce a new vfsop, vfs_sysctl(mp, req) that is used as the 
>>> callback/ entrypoint by the sysctl code to change individual 
>>> filesystems.
>> Do you have any plans to update kqueue(2) to describe EVFILT_FS? 
>> Right now, the existing filter types appear to have useful summaries of 
>> what they represent, and information on how they are used with objects. 
>> This would be quite useful to have for EVFILT_FS also.
> Everytime I touch FreeBSD something painful happens to me, I'll pass.

If you have any rough notes, I'm happy to experience nroff on your behalf.

Robert N M Watson

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