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* [RFC][PATCH 1/3] VM throttling: Add vm.dirty_limit_ratio to sysctl
@ 2007-02-23 12:03 Tomoki Sekiyama
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From: Tomoki Sekiyama @ 2007-02-23 12:03 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: linux-kernel
  Cc: akpm, miklos, yumiko.sugita.yf, masami.hiramatsu.pt,
	hidehiro.kawai.ez, yuji.kakutani.uw, soshima, haoki

This patch adds sysctl variable vm.dirty_limit_ratio.

Signed-off-by: Tomoki Sekiyama <tomoki.sekiyama.qu@hitachi.com>
Signed-off-by: Yuji Kakutani <yuji.kakutani.uw@hitachi.com>
---
 include/linux/sysctl.h    |    1 +
 include/linux/writeback.h |    1 +
 kernel/sysctl.c           |   11 +++++++++++
 mm/page-writeback.c       |    5 +++++
 4 files changed, 18 insertions(+)

Index: linux-2.6.20-mm2-bdp/include/linux/sysctl.h
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.20-mm2-bdp.orig/include/linux/sysctl.h
+++ linux-2.6.20-mm2-bdp/include/linux/sysctl.h
@@ -207,6 +207,7 @@ enum
 	VM_PANIC_ON_OOM=33,	/* panic at out-of-memory */
 	VM_VDSO_ENABLED=34,	/* map VDSO into new processes? */
 	VM_MIN_SLAB=35,		 /* Percent pages ignored by zone reclaim */
+	VM_DIRTY_LIMIT_RATIO=36,/* dirty_limit_ratio */

 	/* s390 vm cmm sysctls */
 	VM_CMM_PAGES=1111,
Index: linux-2.6.20-mm2-bdp/include/linux/writeback.h
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.20-mm2-bdp.orig/include/linux/writeback.h
+++ linux-2.6.20-mm2-bdp/include/linux/writeback.h
@@ -95,6 +95,7 @@ static inline int laptop_spinned_down(vo
 /* These are exported to sysctl. */
 extern int dirty_background_ratio;
 extern int vm_dirty_ratio;
+extern int dirty_limit_ratio;
 extern int dirty_writeback_interval;
 extern int dirty_expire_interval;
 extern int block_dump;
Index: linux-2.6.20-mm2-bdp/kernel/sysctl.c
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.20-mm2-bdp.orig/kernel/sysctl.c
+++ linux-2.6.20-mm2-bdp/kernel/sysctl.c
@@ -684,6 +684,17 @@ static ctl_table vm_table[] = {
 		.extra2		= &one_hundred,
 	},
 	{
+		.ctl_name	= VM_DIRTY_LIMIT_RATIO,
+		.procname	= "dirty_limit_ratio",
+		.data		= &dirty_limit_ratio,
+		.maxlen		= sizeof(dirty_limit_ratio),
+		.mode		= 0644,
+		.proc_handler	= &proc_dointvec_minmax,
+		.strategy	= &sysctl_intvec,
+		.extra1		= &zero,
+		.extra2		= &one_hundred,
+	},
+	{
 		.ctl_name	= VM_DIRTY_WB_CS,
 		.procname	= "dirty_writeback_centisecs",
 		.data		= &dirty_writeback_interval,
Index: linux-2.6.20-mm2-bdp/mm/page-writeback.c
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.20-mm2-bdp.orig/mm/page-writeback.c
+++ linux-2.6.20-mm2-bdp/mm/page-writeback.c
@@ -75,6 +75,11 @@ int dirty_background_ratio = 10;
 int vm_dirty_ratio = 40;

 /*
+ * The generator of dirty data is blocked at this percentage
+ */
+int dirty_limit_ratio = 45;
+
+/*
  * The interval between `kupdate'-style writebacks, in jiffies
  */
 int dirty_writeback_interval = 5 * HZ;


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