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From: Waiman Long <>
To: Tejun Heo <>
Cc: Li Zefan <>,
	Johannes Weiner <>,
	Peter Zijlstra <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>,,,,,,,,, Roman Gushchin <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 1/2] cpuset: Enable cpuset controller in default hierarchy
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2018 16:53:37 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 03/20/2018 04:10 PM, Tejun Heo wrote:
> Hello, Waiman.
> On Tue, Mar 20, 2018 at 09:51:20AM -0400, Waiman Long wrote:
>>>> +	It lists the onlined CPUs that are actually allowed to be
>>>> +	used by tasks within the current cgroup. It is a subset of
>>>> +	"cpuset.cpus".  Its value will be affected by CPU hotplug
>>>> +	events.
>>> Can we do cpuset.cpus.availble which lists the cpus available to the
>>> cgroup instead of the eventual computed mask for the cgroup?  That'd
>>> be more useful as it doesn't lose the information by and'ing what's
>>> available with the cgroup's mask and it's trivial to determine the
>>> effective from the two masks.
>> I don't get what you want here. cpus is the cpuset's cpus_allowed mask.
>> effective_cpus is the effective_cpus mask. When you say cpus available
>> to the cgroup, do you mean the cpu_online_mask or the list of cpus from
>> the parent? Or do you just want to change the name to cpus.available
>> instead of effective_cpus?
> The available cpus from the parent, where the effective is AND between
> cpuset.available and cpuset.cpus of the cgroup, so that the user can
> see what's available for the cgroup unfiltered by cpuset.cpus.

ASAIK for v2, when cpuset.cpus is empty, cpuset.effective_cpus will show
all the cpus available from the parent. It is a different behavior from
v1. So do we still need a cpuset.cpus_available?

>> Right, I will set CFTYPE_NOT_ON_ROOT to "cpus" and "mems" as we are not
>> supposed to change them in the root. The effective_cpus and
>> effective_mems will be there in the root to show what are available.
> So, we can do that in the future but let's not do that for now.  It's
> the same problem we have for basically everything else and we've
> stayed away from replicating the information in the root cgroup.  This
> might change in the future but if we do that let's do that
> consistently.
That is fine. I will make them all disappears in the root cgroup.


  reply	other threads:[~2018-03-20 20:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-03-15 21:20 [PATCH v5 0/2] " Waiman Long
2018-03-15 21:20 ` [PATCH v5 1/2] " Waiman Long
2018-03-19 15:59   ` Tejun Heo
2018-03-20 13:51     ` Waiman Long
2018-03-20 20:10       ` Tejun Heo
2018-03-20 20:53         ` Waiman Long [this message]
2018-03-20 21:14           ` Tejun Heo
2018-03-20 22:01             ` Waiman Long
2018-03-15 21:20 ` [PATCH v5 2/2] cpuset: Add cpuset.flags control knob to v2 Waiman Long
2018-03-19 16:26   ` Tejun Heo
2018-03-19 16:33     ` Waiman Long
2018-03-20 20:12       ` Waiman Long
2018-03-20 20:22         ` Tejun Heo
2018-03-20 20:43           ` Waiman Long

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