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Date:   Wed, 27 May 2020 15:33:09 +0200
From:   Andrew Lunn <>
To:     Emanuele Giuseppe Esposito <>
Cc:     Jakub Kicinski <>,,
        Christian Borntraeger <>,
        Paolo Bonzini <>,
        Jim Mattson <>,
        Alexander Viro <>,
        Emanuele Giuseppe Esposito <>,
        David Rientjes <>,
        Jonathan Adams <>,,,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 0/7] Statsfs: a new ram-based file system for Linux
 kernel statistics

> I don't really know a lot about the networking subsystem, and as it was
> pointed out in another email on patch 7 by Andrew, networking needs to
> atomically gather and display statistics in order to make them consistent,
> and currently this is not supported by stats_fs but could be added in
> future.

Hi Emanuele

Do you have any idea how you will support atomic access? It does not
seem easy to implement in a filesystem based model.


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