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From: Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>
To: Waiman Long <longman@redhat.com>
Cc: "Zefan Li" <lizefan.x@bytedance.com>,
	"Johannes Weiner" <hannes@cmpxchg.org>,
	"Jonathan Corbet" <corbet@lwn.net>,
	"Shuah Khan" <shuah@kernel.org>,
	cgroups@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-doc@vger.kernel.org, linux-kselftest@vger.kernel.org,
	"Andrew Morton" <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	"Roman Gushchin" <guro@fb.com>, "Phil Auld" <pauld@redhat.com>,
	"Peter Zijlstra" <peterz@infradead.org>,
	"Juri Lelli" <juri.lelli@redhat.com>,
	"Frederic Weisbecker" <frederic@kernel.org>,
	"Marcelo Tosatti" <mtosatti@redhat.com>,
	"Michal Koutný" <mkoutny@suse.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 4/6] cgroup/cpuset: Allow non-top parent partition root to distribute out all CPUs
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2021 08:13:33 -1000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YRQTTf+bJZ8f3O3+@slm.duckdns.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210811030607.13824-5-longman@redhat.com>

On Tue, Aug 10, 2021 at 11:06:05PM -0400, Waiman Long wrote:
> Currently, a parent partition root cannot distribute all its CPUs to
> child partition roots with no CPUs left. However in some use cases,
> a management application may want to create a parent partition root as
> a management unit with no task associated with it and has all its CPUs
> distributed to various child partition roots dynamically according to
> their needs. Leaving a cpu in the parent partition root in such a case is
> now a waste.
> 
> To accommodate such use cases, a parent partition root can now have
> all its CPUs distributed to its child partition roots as long as:
>  1) it is not the top cpuset; and

>  2) there is no task directly associated with the parent.
> 
> Once an empty parent partition root is formed, no new task can be moved
> into it.

The above are already enforced by cgroup2 core, right? No intermediate
cgroup with controllers enabled can have processes. From controllers' POV,
only leaves can have processes.

Thanks.

-- 
tejun

  reply	other threads:[~2021-08-11 18:13 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-11  3:06 [PATCH-cgroup v4 0/6] cgroup/cpuset: Add new cpuset partition type & empty effecitve cpus Waiman Long
2021-08-11  3:06 ` [PATCH v4 1/6] cgroup/cpuset: Enable event notification when partition state changes Waiman Long
2021-08-11 18:04   ` Tejun Heo
2021-08-11  3:06 ` [PATCH v4 2/6] cgroup/cpuset: Properly handle partition root tree Waiman Long
2021-08-11 18:08   ` Tejun Heo
2021-08-11 19:27     ` Waiman Long
2021-08-12 22:18       ` Tejun Heo
2021-08-12 22:56         ` Waiman Long
2021-08-13 16:07           ` Tejun Heo
2021-08-11  3:06 ` [PATCH v4 3/6] cgroup/cpuset: Add a new isolated cpus.partition type Waiman Long
2021-08-11  3:06 ` [PATCH v4 4/6] cgroup/cpuset: Allow non-top parent partition root to distribute out all CPUs Waiman Long
2021-08-11 18:13   ` Tejun Heo [this message]
2021-08-11 18:18     ` Waiman Long
2021-08-11 18:21       ` Tejun Heo
2021-08-11 18:46         ` Waiman Long
2021-08-12 21:51           ` Tejun Heo
2021-08-11  3:06 ` [PATCH v4 5/6] cgroup/cpuset: Update description of cpuset.cpus.partition in cgroup-v2.rst Waiman Long
2021-08-11 18:15   ` Tejun Heo
2021-08-11 18:19     ` Waiman Long
2021-08-11  3:06 ` [PATCH v4 6/6] kselftest/cgroup: Add cpuset v2 partition root state test Waiman Long

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