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From: serge@hallyn.com
To: Nick Andrew <nick@nick-andrew.net>
Cc: Paul Menage <menage@google.com>,
	trivial@kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Improve init/Kconfig help descriptions [PATCH 6/9]
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2008 10:55:07 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080220165507.GB14550@vino.hallyn.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080220025431.GA10766@tull.net>

Quoting Nick Andrew (nick@nick-andrew.net):
> On Tue, Feb 19, 2008 at 06:04:57PM -0800, Paul Menage wrote:
> > On Feb 19, 2008 7:12 AM, Nick Andrew <nick@nick-andrew.net> wrote:
> > >  config CGROUPS
> > > [...]
> > > +         When enabled, a new filesystem type "cgroup" is available
> > > +         and can be mounted to control cpusets.
> > How about:
> > ... cpusets and other resource/behaviour controllers.
> 
> Ok I added that. This is what I have now:
> 
> 
> config CGROUPS
>         bool "Control Group support"
>         help
> 	  Control Groups enables processes to be tracked and grouped
> 	  into "cgroups". This enables you, for example, to associate

Maybe 
	  Control Groups enable processes to be grouped into "cgroups"
	  to facilitate tracking and resource management.  For example
	  a cgroup can tie a set of processes to a set of cpus using
	  "cpusets".

> 	  When enabled, a new filesystem type "cgroup" is available
> 	  and can be mounted to control cpusets and other
> 	  resource/behaviour controllers.
> 
> 	  See <file:Documentation/cgroups.txt> for more information.
> 
> 	  If unsure, say N.
> 
> 
> I don't think that description is as clear as it could be. From
> the non-kernel-developer point of view, that is. I'll read
> Documentation/cgroups.txt more thoroughly and see if I can come
> up with a better description.
> 
> Re "other resource/behaviour controllers", what in particular?
> I take it that our current controllers are cpusets, scheduler,
> CPU accounting and Resource counters?
> 
> Nick.
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  parent reply	other threads:[~2008-02-20 16:57 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 50+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-19 14:06 Improve init/Kconfig help descriptions [PATCH 0/9] Nick Andrew
2008-02-19 14:09 ` Improve init/Kconfig help descriptions [PATCH 1/9] Nick Andrew
2008-02-19 14:11 ` Improve init/Kconfig help descriptions [PATCH 2/9] Nick Andrew
2008-02-19 14:33 ` Improve init/Kconfig help descriptions [PATCH 3/9] Nick Andrew
2008-02-19 14:42   ` Pavel Emelyanov
2008-02-19 15:10     ` Nick Andrew
2008-02-19 15:16       ` Pavel Emelyanov
2008-02-19 15:50         ` Serge E. Hallyn
2008-02-19 16:44         ` Randy Dunlap
2008-02-19 22:41           ` Nick Andrew
2008-02-20 12:19           ` [PATCH 2.6.25-rc2 3/9] config: Improve init/Kconfig help descriptions - namespaces Nick Andrew
2008-02-20 12:23             ` Pavel Emelyanov
2008-02-20 13:01               ` Nick Andrew
2008-02-20 13:07                 ` Pavel Emelyanov
2008-02-20 16:50             ` serge
2008-02-20 23:10               ` Nick Andrew
2008-02-19 14:38 ` Improve init/Kconfig help descriptions [PATCH 4/9] Nick Andrew
2008-02-20  3:42   ` Valdis.Kletnieks
2008-02-20 22:17     ` Nick Andrew
2008-02-19 14:53 ` Improve init/Kconfig help descriptions [PATCH 5/9] Nick Andrew
2008-02-19 20:17   ` Randy Dunlap
2008-02-19 15:12 ` Improve init/Kconfig help descriptions [PATCH 6/9] Nick Andrew
2008-02-19 15:39   ` Paul Jackson
2008-02-20 12:41     ` Nick Andrew
2008-02-20 16:43       ` Paul Jackson
2008-02-20  2:04   ` Paul Menage
2008-02-20  2:54     ` Nick Andrew
2008-02-20  3:12       ` Paul Menage
2008-02-20 16:55       ` serge [this message]
2008-02-20 21:31         ` Nick Andrew
2008-02-19 15:15 ` Improve init/Kconfig help descriptions [PATCH 7/9] Nick Andrew
2008-02-19 15:21 ` Improve init/Kconfig help descriptions [PATCH 8/9] Nick Andrew
2008-02-19 15:27 ` Improve init/Kconfig help descriptions [PATCH 9/9] Nick Andrew
2008-02-20 22:33 ` [PATCH 2.6.25-rc2 1/9] init: Improve init/Kconfig help descriptions part 1 Nick Andrew
     [not found] ` <200802220014.m1M0Dh5r022354@rgminet03.oracle.com>
2008-02-22  0:19   ` [PATCH 2.6.25-rc2 5/9] Kconfig: Improve init/Kconfig help descriptions - IKCONFIG etc Randy Dunlap
2008-02-22  0:48 ` [PATCH 2.6.25-rc2 1/9] Kconfig: Improve init/Kconfig help descriptions part 1 Nick Andrew
2008-02-22  0:49 ` [PATCH 2.6.25-rc2 2/9] Kconfig: Improve init/Kconfig help descriptions - TASKSTATS Nick Andrew
2008-02-22  0:51 ` [PATCH 2.6.25-rc2 3/9] Kconfig: Improve init/Kconfig help descriptions - NAMESPACES Nick Andrew
2008-02-27 23:00   ` Nick Andrew
2008-02-27 23:08     ` Serge E. Hallyn
2008-02-22  0:52 ` [PATCH 2.6.25-rc2 4/9] Kconfig: Improve init/Kconfig help descriptions - AUDIT Nick Andrew
2008-02-22  0:54 ` [PATCH 2.6.25-rc2 5/9] Kconfig: Improve init/Kconfig help descriptions - IKCONFIG etc Nick Andrew
2008-02-22  0:55 ` [PATCH 2.6.25-rc2 6/9] Kconfig: Improve init/Kconfig help descriptions - CGROUPS Nick Andrew
2008-02-22  0:56 ` [PATCH 2.6.25-rc2 7/9] Kconfig: Improve init/Kconfig help descriptions - EMBEDDED etc Nick Andrew
2008-02-22  0:58 ` [PATCH 2.6.25-rc2 8/9] Kconfig: Improve init/Kconfig help descriptions - SLAB Nick Andrew
2008-02-22  0:59 ` [PATCH 2.6.25-rc2 9/9] Kconfig: Improve init/Kconfig help descriptions - MODULES Nick Andrew
     [not found] ` <200802220010.m1M0Arr7024044@vzorg.swsoft.net>
2008-02-22  8:14   ` [PATCH 2.6.25-rc2 3/9] Kconfig: Improve init/Kconfig help descriptions - NAMESPACES Pavel Emelyanov
     [not found] ` <200802220010.m1M0Auqn024414@e5.ny.us.ibm.com>
2008-02-22 22:14   ` Serge E. Hallyn
2008-02-23  1:12     ` Nick Andrew
2008-02-23  3:45       ` Serge E. Hallyn

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