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Date:   Fri, 8 Feb 2019 17:40:30 +0000
From:   Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier@....com>
To:     Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Cc:     Waiman Long <longman@...hat.com>,
        Matthew Wilcox <willy@...radead.org>,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@...il.com>,
        Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>,
        linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org, Davidlohr Bueso <dave@...olabs.net>,
        Miklos Szeredi <miklos@...redi.hu>,
        Daniel Colascione <dancol@...gle.com>,
        Dave Chinner <david@...morbit.com>,
        Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@...radead.org>
Subject: Re: [patch V2 0/2] genirq, proc: Speedup /proc/stat interrupt
 statistics

On 08/02/2019 13:48, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> Waiman reported that on large systems with a large amount of interrupts the
> readout of /proc/stat takes a long time to sum up the interrupt
> statistics. In principle this is not a problem. but for unknown reasons
> some enterprise quality software reads /proc/stat with a high frequency.
> 
> The reason for this is that interrupt statistics are accounted per cpu. So
> the /proc/stat logic has to sum up the interrupt stats for each interrupt.
> 
> The following series addresses this by making the interrupt statitics code
> in the core generate the sum directly and by making the loop in the
> /proc/stat read function smarter.
> 
> V1 -> V2: Address review feedback: undo struct layout changes, make
>       	  variables unsigned and add test results to the changelog.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
>         tglx
> 
> 8<----------------
>  fs/proc/stat.c          |   29 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++---
>  include/linux/irqdesc.h |    1 +
>  kernel/irq/chip.c       |   12 ++++++++++--
>  kernel/irq/internals.h  |    8 +++++++-
>  kernel/irq/irqdesc.c    |    7 ++++++-
>  5 files changed, 50 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
> 

Reviewed-by: Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier@....com>

Thanks,

	M.
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