From: Jon Bendtsen (jon707_at_kollegiegaarden.dk)
Date: Sun 07 Dec 2003 - 20:42:13 GMT
On Sunday 07 December 2003 20:06, Herbert Poetzl wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 07, 2003 at 07:40:51PM +0100, Jon Bendtsen wrote:
> > On Sunday 07 December 2003 19:30, Dariush Pietrzak wrote:
> > > > I think it reads it from a /proc entry,
> > >
> > > I don't think so...
> > Well, how do you think it gets it's data?
> through the smart-values for ide and the status
> pages for scsi, both obtained via an ioctl on the
> device ...
i dont count ioctl as "blockaccess". ioctl is different.
> > > > minor number from the dev entry and asks the kernel.
> > >
> > > Hmm, I don't think kernel supports such things, there wouldn't
> > > be need for such daemons if it would (oh, and I think it's a
> > > good thing - look at the lm-sensors situation, and simple mbmon
> > > soft that does exactly the same without touching kernel ).
> > Not true, doesnt lm sensors go through /proc?
> > That is the kernel
> unless you want to count every filesystem to the
> kernel, the proc filesystem is considered part of
> the userspace, and lmsensors, just prepare this
> data, for easy human perception ...
in this case i do want to count that as part of the kernel.
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