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>
> > 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:
Jesper Dangaard Brouer
MSc.CS, Principal Kernel Engineer at Red Hat
Author of http://www.iptv-analyzer.org