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Re: [PATCH v2 0/2] tracing/events: block: bring more on a par with blktrace

On Fri, 13 Apr 2018 18:36:20 +0200
Steffen Maier <maier@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I had the need to understand I/O request processing in detail.
> But I also had the need to enrich block traces with other trace events
> including my own dynamic kprobe events. So I preferred block trace events
> over blktrace to get everything nicely sorted into one ftrace output.
> However, I missed device filtering for (un)plug events and also
> the difference between the two flavors of unplug.
> The first two patches bring block trace events closer to their
> counterpart in blktrace tooling.
> The last patch is just an RFC. I still kept it in this patch set because
> it is inspired by PATCH 2/2.
> Changes since v1:
> [PATCH v2 1/2]
> Use 0 and 1 instead of false and true for __print_symbolic table.
> Now "trace-cmd report" can decode it. [Steven Rostedt]
> Steffen Maier (3):
>   tracing/events: block: track and print if unplug was explicit or
>     schedule
>   tracing/events: block: dev_t via driver core for plug and unplug
>     events
>   tracing/events: block: also try to get dev_t via driver core for some
>     events
>  include/trace/events/block.h | 33 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-----
>  1 file changed, 28 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

>From just the tracing point of view:

Reviewed-by: Steven Rostedt (VMware) <rostedt@xxxxxxxxxxx>

as for the race conditions in the block layer, I'll let someone else
decided that.

-- Steve