ktr port from FreeBSD

Diane Bruce db at db.net
Fri Sep 3 10:07:28 PDT 2004

On Fri, Sep 03, 2004 at 09:42:29AM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> :I have ported ktr (kernel trace routines) from FreeBSD (who took it from
> :BSD/OS).
. ..
>     Also, 1024 entries is probably not nearly enough for a tracepoint 
>     utility to be useful.  We'd need a lot of entries... a million or more,
>     for it to be really useful, which implies dynamically allocating the 
>     array at boot time rather then declaring it static.

Thats exactly what the BSD/OS code did. It was allocated very early on
and was in fact, sizable from the boot prompt.

I think I'd like a peek at this port tbh.

- Diane

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