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Re: [PATCH 0/5] PKT_SCHED: Convert Qdiscs to use generic network statist

To: Thomas Graf <tgraf@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/5] PKT_SCHED: Convert Qdiscs to use generic network statistics/estimator
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 19 Oct 2004 18:19:18 -0700
Cc: hadi@xxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Thu, 7 Oct 2004 03:01:46 +0200
Thomas Graf <tgraf@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> This patchset converts Qdiscs to use the generic network
> statistics/estimator. A new TLV type TCA_STATS2 is introduced
> carrying the new statistics while the old TLV type TCA_STATS
> is still provided for backward compatibility.
> 
> Patch 1: Replace tc_stats with new gnet_stats in struct Qdisc
> Patch 2: Use gnet_stats API to copy statistics into netlink message
> Patch 3: Introduce gen_replace_estimator
> Patch 4: Use generic rate estimator
> Patch 5: Qdisc are not supposed to dump TCA_STATS themselves

All 5 patches applied, thanks Thomas.

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