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From: "Paul Menage" <menage@google.com>
To: vatsa@linux.vnet.ibm.com
Cc: "Andrew Morton" <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	"Ingo Molnar" <mingo@elte.hu>,
	"Srivatsa Vaddagiri" <vatsa@in.ibm.com>,
	containers@lists.linux-foundation.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] CFS CGroup: Report usage
Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2007 00:21:59 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <6599ad830710230021n536908c0xd95250f36aa8a27d@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <6599ad830710222306m6a3e3f52k4daf501836c05274@mail.gmail.com>

On 10/22/07, Paul Menage <menage@google.com> wrote:
>
> Using cgroup_mutex is certainly possible for now, although more
> heavy-weight than I'd like long term. Using css_get isn't the right
> approach, I think - we shouldn't be able to cause an rmdir to fail due
> to a concurrent read.
>

OK, the obvious solution is to use the same approach for subsystem
state objects as we do for the struct cgroup itself - move the calls
to the subsystem destroy methods to cgroup_diput. A control file
dentry will keep alive the parent dir's dentry, which will keep alive
the cgroup and (with this change) the subsystem state objects too.

The only potential drawback that I can see is that an open fd on a
cgroup directory or a control file will keep more memory alive than it
would have done previously.

Paul

  reply	other threads:[~2007-10-23  7:22 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-10-23  0:49 Paul Menage
2007-10-23  2:40 ` Srivatsa Vaddagiri
2007-10-23  6:06   ` Paul Menage
2007-10-23  7:21     ` Paul Menage [this message]
2007-10-23  7:49       ` Balbir Singh
2007-10-23  7:53         ` Paul Menage
2007-10-23  7:57           ` Balbir Singh
2007-10-23  8:08             ` Paul Menage
2007-10-23 16:41     ` Srivatsa Vaddagiri
2007-10-23  3:17 ` Balbir Singh
2007-10-23  6:09   ` Paul Menage
2007-10-23 16:43 ` Srivatsa Vaddagiri
2007-10-23 16:47 ` Srivatsa Vaddagiri
2007-10-23 16:41   ` Paul Menage
2007-10-23 17:38     ` Srivatsa Vaddagiri
2007-10-24  2:28       ` Paul Menage
2007-10-24  4:39         ` Srivatsa Vaddagiri
2007-10-26  1:24           ` Paul Menage

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