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From: "Richardson, Bruce" <bruce.richardson@intel.com>
To: Olivier Matz <olivier.matz@6wind.com>, "dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/2] introduce dev_ops to get extended statistics	of a device
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:41:53 +0000
Message-ID: <59AF69C657FD0841A61C55336867B5B0343B1737@IRSMSX103.ger.corp.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1406118534-6169-1-git-send-email-olivier.matz@6wind.com>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: dev [mailto:dev-bounces@dpdk.org] On Behalf Of Olivier Matz
> Sent: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 5:29 AM
> To: dev@dpdk.org
> Subject: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/2] introduce dev_ops to get extended statistics of
> a device
> The generic statistics structure is getting bigger as new statistics are
> added in specific devices. For instance, fdir, tx_pause or loopback
> stats do not apply on virtual devices. It won't be possible to add every
> specific statistics in this generic stats structure, but on the other
> hand these specific statistics are useful for debugging purpose.
> This 2 patches introduces xstats_get() and xstats_reset() in
> dev_ops. When registered by a device, it can be used to provide
> arbitrary statistics that are identified by a name, as done by eththool
> in kernel.
> After that, some statistics could be moved from the generic structure to
> this new framework, but it will be part of another patch series as it
> should be discussed first.

I like the idea, so Ack on the concept. :-)

  parent reply	other threads:[~2014-07-23 18:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-07-23 12:28 Olivier Matz
2014-07-23 12:28 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/2] ethdev: add a new rte_eth_xstats_get method to retrieve extended statistics Olivier Matz
2014-07-23 12:28 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/2] testpmd: add a new command to get the extended statistics of a port Olivier Matz
2014-07-23 18:41 ` Richardson, Bruce [this message]
2014-09-23 15:49   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/2] introduce dev_ops to get extended statistics of a device Thomas Monjalon

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