[DRBD-user] Dirty starving hits

Armando Ortiz armandoo at verizon.net
Thu Nov 15 17:35:50 CET 2007

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.

Lars Ellenberg wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 14, 2007 at 11:56:09AM +0100, Jergen Dutch wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Where in the documentation are "used", "hits", "misses", "starving",
>> "dirty" and "changed" explained?
> nowhere.
> forget about it.
> to "end users" of drbd, this is very much useless information.
> if you insist:
>  both resync extents and active extent ("activity log")
>  have "lru cache" properties.
>  for an explanation of said keywords,
>  consult your favorite documentation of caches.
> but again: this is in no way useful for you,
> and we likely will drop those lines from /proc/drbd
> because of that.
Wouldn't it be better to make it 'debug' information available only in a 
debug mode rather than remove it altogether?  It may be useful to 
someone who might contribute to the codebase if they understand the 
context in which these terms are used.

Just a suggestion...

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