Re: [Nautilus-list] IMON in mainstream Linux kernel?

Alex Larsson <alexl redhat com> writes:

> On Thu, 14 Jun 2001, Darin Adler wrote:
> > On Thursday, June 14, 2001, at 09:20  AM, Yoann Vandoorselaere wrote:
> >
> > > BTW: do you know if IMON will get integrated in the mainstream kernel ?
> >
> > Almost certainly not. The kernel hackers have their own monitoring API,
> > which they think is superior to IMON. Seth said that it seemed like the
> > Linux monitoring code was not sufficient to do what FAM requires, but I
> > haven't looked into it. It's possible that a future version of FAM could
> > use the Linux monitoring.
> The kernel people doesn't think the current monitoring API is superior. In
> fact, most people think it's crap. I don't know why Linus let it in
> though. It slipped in with some file lease changes that samba needed.

I think (not sure), that Richard Gooch is working on it...
(He wrote a nice paper about asynchronous I/O where he talk about

Yoann Vandoorselaere | I worry about my child and the Internet all the time,
MandrakeSoft         | even though she's too  young to have logged on yet.
                     | Here's what I worry about. I worry that 10 or 15  years
                     | from now, she will come to me and say 'Daddy, where were
                     | you when they  took freedom of the press away from the
                     | Internet?'  -- Mike Godwin

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