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Date:	Fri, 8 Jun 2007 07:01:47 -0500
From:	"Jose R. Santos" <>
To:	Andreas Dilger <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] JBD2: Change debug file path

On Fri, 8 Jun 2007 01:08:12 -0600
Andreas Dilger <> wrote:

> On Jun 07, 2007  23:45 -0500, Jose R. Santos wrote:
> > The jbd2-debug file used to be located in /proc/sys/fs/jbd2-debug, but
> > create_proc_entry() does not do lookups on file names with more that one
> > directory deep.  This causes the entry creation to fail and hence, no proc
> > file is created.  This patch moves the file to /proc/jbd2-degug.
> > 
> > The file could be move to /proc/fs/jbd2/jbd2-debug, but it would require
> > some minor alterations to the jbd-stats patch.
> I don't think we really want to be adding top-level files in /proc.
> What about using the "debugfs" filesystem (not to be confused with
> the e2fsprogs 'debugfs' command)?

I agree.  Was feeling kind of lazy though and didn't want to to much
time on this issue. :)

I'll look into changing jbd and jbd2 into using debugfs.

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