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From: Paul Menage <menage@google.com>
To: Balbir Singh <balbir@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
Cc: linux-mm@kvack.org, YAMAMOTO Takashi <yamamoto@valinux.co.jp>,
	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>,
	KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu@jp.fujitsu.com>
Subject: Re: [mm] [PATCH 1/4] Memory cgroup hierarchy documentation
Date: Mon, 3 Nov 2008 22:25:47 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <6599ad830811032225w229d3a29k17b9a38cb76a521f@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20081101184824.2575.5935.sendpatchset@balbir-laptop>

On Sat, Nov 1, 2008 at 10:48 AM, Balbir Singh <balbir@linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
> +
> +The memory controller by default disables the hierarchy feature. Support
> +can be enabled by writing 1 to memory.features file of the root cgroup
> +
> +# echo 1 > memory.features
> +
> +The feature can be disabled by
> +
> +# echo 0 > memory.features

That's not a very intuitive interface. Why not memory.use_hierarchy?
(I presume that you're trying to cram multiple bits into a single
file, but that seems a bit ugly).

Paul

  reply	other threads:[~2008-11-04  6:25 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 [this message]
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
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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