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From: Balbir Singh <balbir@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
To: KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu@jp.fujitsu.com>
Cc: linux-mm@kvack.org, YAMAMOTO Takashi <yamamoto@valinux.co.jp>,
	Paul Menage <menage@google.com>,
	lizf@cn.fujitsu.com, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Nick Piggin <nickpiggin@yahoo.com.au>,
	David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>,
	Pavel Emelianov <xemul@openvz.org>,
	Dhaval Giani <dhaval@linux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Subject: Re: [mm] [PATCH 4/4] Memory cgroup hierarchy feature selector
Date: Sun, 02 Nov 2008 21:22:41 +0530	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <490DCCC9.5000508@linux.vnet.ibm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20081102152412.2af29a1b.kamezawa.hiroyu@jp.fujitsu.com>

KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki wrote:
> On Sun, 02 Nov 2008 11:33:51 +0530
> Balbir Singh <balbir@linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
> 
>> KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki wrote:
>>> On Sun, 02 Nov 2008 00:19:02 +0530
>>> Balbir Singh <balbir@linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Don't enable multiple hierarchy support by default. This patch introduces
>>>> a features element that can be set to enable the nested depth hierarchy
>>>> feature. This feature can only be enabled when there is just one cgroup
>>>> (the root cgroup).
>>>>
>>> Why the flag is for the whole system ?
>>> flag-per-subtree is of no use ?
>> Flag per subtree might not be useful, since we charge all the way up to root,
> Ah, what I said is "How about enabling/disabling hierarhcy support per subtree ?"
> Sorry for bad text.
> 
> like this.
>   - you can set hierarchy mode of a cgroup turned on/off when...
>     * you don't have any tasks under it && it doesn't have any child cgroup.

That should not be hard, but having it per-subtree sounds a little complex in
terms of exploiting from the end-user perspective and from symmetry perspective
(the CPU cgroup controller provides hierarchy control for the full hierarchy).

-- 
	Balbir

  reply	other threads:[~2008-11-02 15:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 34+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-11-01 18:48 [mm][PATCH 0/4] Memory cgroup hierarchy introduction Balbir Singh
2008-11-01 18:48 ` [mm] [PATCH 1/4] Memory cgroup hierarchy documentation Balbir Singh
2008-11-04  6:25   ` Paul Menage
2008-11-04  6:26     ` Paul Menage
2008-11-05 13:55       ` Balbir Singh
2008-11-01 18:48 ` [mm] [PATCH 2/4] Memory cgroup resource counters for hierarchy Balbir Singh
2008-11-02  5:42   ` KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki
2008-11-02  5:49     ` Balbir Singh
2008-11-02  5:56       ` KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki
2008-11-02 11:46         ` Balbir Singh
2008-11-01 18:48 ` [mm] [PATCH 3/4] Memory cgroup hierarchical reclaim Balbir Singh
2008-11-02  5:37   ` KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki
2008-11-02  5:44     ` Balbir Singh
2008-11-04  2:17       ` KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki
2008-11-05 13:34         ` Balbir Singh
2008-11-05 16:20           ` KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki
2008-11-06 14:00             ` Balbir Singh
2008-11-01 18:49 ` [mm] [PATCH 4/4] Memory cgroup hierarchy feature selector Balbir Singh
2008-11-02  5:38   ` KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki
2008-11-02  6:03     ` Balbir Singh
2008-11-02  6:24       ` KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki
2008-11-02 15:52         ` Balbir Singh [this message]
2008-11-04  6:37           ` Paul Menage
2008-11-06  7:00             ` Balbir Singh
2008-11-06  7:01               ` Balbir Singh
2008-11-06  6:56         ` Balbir Singh
2008-11-06  7:30           ` KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki
2008-11-04  0:15 ` [mm][PATCH 0/4] Memory cgroup hierarchy introduction KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki
2008-11-05 13:51   ` Balbir Singh
2008-11-05 16:33     ` KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki
2008-11-05 17:52       ` Balbir Singh
2008-11-06  0:22         ` KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki
2008-11-04  9:21 ` [patch 1/2] memcg: hierarchy, yet another one KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki
2008-11-04  9:25 ` KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki

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