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From: "Michal Koutný" <>
Cc:, Tejun Heo <>,
	Li Zefan <>,
	Johannes Weiner <>,
	Jonathan Corbet <>
Subject: [PATCH 2/3] docs: cgroup: Note about sibling relative reclaim protection
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 16:05:36 +0200
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Signed-off-by: Michal Koutný <>
 Documentation/admin-guide/cgroup-v2.rst | 4 ++++
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/admin-guide/cgroup-v2.rst b/Documentation/admin-guide/cgroup-v2.rst
index 94bdff4f9e09..47f9f056e66f 100644
--- a/Documentation/admin-guide/cgroup-v2.rst
+++ b/Documentation/admin-guide/cgroup-v2.rst
@@ -1467,6 +1467,10 @@ targets ancestors of A, the effective protection of B is capped by the
 protection value configured for A (and any other intermediate ancestors between
 A and the target).
+To express indifference about relative sibling protection, it is suggested to
+use memory_recursiveprot. Configuring all descendants of a parent with finite
+protection to "max" works but it may unnecessarily skew
 Memory Ownership

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Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-29 14:05 [PATCH 0/3] Memory reclaim documentation fixes Michal Koutný
2020-07-29 14:05 ` [PATCH 1/3] docs: cgroup: Explain reclaim protection target Michal Koutný
2020-07-29 14:05 ` Michal Koutný [this message]
2020-07-29 14:05 ` [PATCH 3/3] docs: cgroup: No special handling of unpopulated memcgs Michal Koutný

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