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From: Hirokazu Takahashi <taka@valinux.co.jp>
To: agk@redhat.com
Cc: ryov@valinux.co.jp, containers@lists.linux-foundation.org,
	dm-devel@redhat.com, xen-devel@lists.xensource.com,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	virtualization@lists.linux-foundation.org
Subject: Re: [dm-devel] [PATCH 0/2] dm-band: The I/O bandwidth controller: Overview
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2008 01:21:03 +0900 (JST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080124.012103.105433865.taka@valinux.co.jp> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080123144717.GS8075@agk.fab.redhat.com>

Hi,

> On Wed, Jan 23, 2008 at 09:53:50PM +0900, Ryo Tsuruta wrote:
> > Dm-band gives bandwidth to each job according to its weight, 
> > which each job can set its own value to.
> > At this time, a job is a group of processes with the same pid or pgrp or uid.
> 
> It seems to rely on 'current' to classify bios and doesn't do it until the map
> function is called, possibly in a different process context, so it won't
> always identify the original source of the I/O correctly:

Yes, this should be mentioned in the document with the current implementation
as you pointed out.

By the way, I think once a memory controller of cgroup is introduced, it will
help to track down which cgroup is the original source.

> people need to take
> this into account when designing their group configuration and so this should
> be mentioned in the documentation.
>
> I've uploaded it here while we consider ways we might refine the architecture and
> interfaces etc.:
> 
>   http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/agk/patches/2.6/editing/dm-add-band-target.patch
> 
> Alasdair
> -- 
> agk@redhat.com

Thank you,
Hirokazu Takahashi.

  reply	other threads:[~2008-01-23 16:21 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-01-23 12:53 Ryo Tsuruta
2008-01-23 12:56 ` [PATCH 1/2] dm-band: The I/O bandwidth controller: Source code patch Ryo Tsuruta
2008-01-23 13:33   ` Frans Pop
2008-01-23 15:48     ` Ryo Tsuruta
2008-01-27 15:44     ` Frans Pop
2008-01-23 12:58 ` [PATCH 2/2] dm-band: The I/O bandwidth controller: Document Ryo Tsuruta
2008-01-23 19:57   ` Andi Kleen
2008-01-24 10:32     ` Ryo Tsuruta
2008-01-23 14:32 ` [PATCH 0/2] dm-band: The I/O bandwidth controller: Overview Peter Zijlstra
2008-01-23 17:25   ` Ryo Tsuruta
2008-01-23 14:47 ` [dm-devel] " Alasdair G Kergon
2008-01-23 16:21   ` Hirokazu Takahashi [this message]
2008-01-24  3:38     ` YAMAMOTO Takashi
2008-01-24 10:14       ` Hirokazu Takahashi
2008-01-25  6:26         ` YAMAMOTO Takashi
2008-01-25  7:07 ` dm-band: The I/O bandwidth controller: Performance Report Ryo Tsuruta
2008-01-29  6:42   ` [Xen-devel] " INAKOSHI Hiroya
2008-01-30  3:32     ` Ryo Tsuruta

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