On Tue, 20 Sep 2016 20:59:39 +0200 Jesper Dangaard Brouer <bro...@redhat.com> 
> On Tue, 20 Sep 2016 10:39:20 -0700  Eric Dumazet <eric.duma...@gmail.com> 
> wrote:
> > Many existing supervision infrastructures collect device snmp
> > counters, and run as unprivileged programs.   
> A supervision infrastructures is a valid use-case. It again indicate
> that such XDP stats need to structured, not just a random driver
> specific ethtool counter, to make it easy for such collection daemons.
> > tracepoints might not fit the need here, compared to a mere
> > tx_ring->tx_drops++  
> I do see your point.  I really liked the tracepoint idea, but now I'm
> uncertain again...

I've document the need for Troubleshooting and Monitoring, so we don't
forget about it. See:


Online doc:

Best regards,
  Jesper Dangaard Brouer
  MSc.CS, Principal Kernel Engineer at Red Hat
  Author of http://www.iptv-analyzer.org
  LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/brouer

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