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From: Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>
To: Glauber Costa <glommer@parallels.com>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, cgroups@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-mm@kvack.org, davej@redhat.com, ben@decadent.org.uk,
	a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl, pjt@google.com, lennart@poettering.net,
	kay.sievers@vrfy.org
Subject: Re: [RFC 0/5] forced comounts for cgroups.
Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2012 01:47:40 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20120905084740.GE3195@dhcp-172-17-108-109.mtv.corp.google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <50470EBF.9070109@parallels.com>

Hello, Glauber.

On Wed, Sep 05, 2012 at 12:35:11PM +0400, Glauber Costa wrote:
> > As long as cpuacct and cpu are separate, I think it makes sense to
> > assume that they at least could be at different granularity.  
> 
> If they are comounted, and more: forceably comounted, I don't see how to
> call them separate. At the very best, they are this way for
> compatibility purposes only, to lay a path that would allow us to get
> rid of the separation eventually.

I think this is where we disagree.  I didn't mean that all controllers
should be using exactly the same hierarchy when I was talking about
unified hierarchy.  I do think it's useful and maybe even essential to
allow differing levels of granularity.  cpu and cpuacct could be a
valid example for this.  Likely blkcg and memcg too.

So, I think it's desirable for all controllers to be able to handle
hierarchies the same way and to have the ability to tag something as
belonging to certain group in the hierarchy for all controllers but I
don't think it's desirable or feasible to require all of them to
follow exactly the same grouping at all levels.

Thanks.

-- 
tejun

  reply	other threads:[~2012-09-05  8:47 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 39+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-09-04 14:18 Glauber Costa
2012-09-04 14:18 ` [RFC 1/5] cgroup: allow some comounts to be forced Glauber Costa
2012-09-04 14:18 ` [RFC 2/5] sched: adjust exec_clock to use it as cpu usage metric Glauber Costa
2012-09-04 14:18 ` [RFC 3/5] sched: do not call cpuacct_charge when cpu and cpuacct are comounted Glauber Costa
2012-09-04 14:18 ` [RFC 4/5] cpuacct: do not gather cpuacct statistics when not mounted Glauber Costa
2012-09-04 14:18 ` [RFC 5/5] sched: add cpusets to comounts list Glauber Costa
2012-09-04 21:46 ` [RFC 0/5] forced comounts for cgroups Tejun Heo
2012-09-05  8:03   ` Glauber Costa
2012-09-05  8:14     ` Tejun Heo
2012-09-05  8:17       ` Glauber Costa
2012-09-05  8:29         ` Tejun Heo
2012-09-05  8:35           ` Glauber Costa
2012-09-05  8:47             ` Tejun Heo [this message]
2012-09-05  8:55               ` Glauber Costa
2012-09-05  9:07                 ` Tejun Heo
2012-09-05  9:06                   ` Glauber Costa
2012-09-05  9:14                     ` Tejun Heo
2012-09-05  9:06               ` Peter Zijlstra
2012-09-05  9:07                 ` Peter Zijlstra
2012-09-05  9:22                   ` Tejun Heo
2012-09-05  9:11                 ` Tejun Heo
2012-09-05  9:12                   ` Glauber Costa
2012-09-05  9:19                     ` Tejun Heo
2012-09-05  9:30                       ` Glauber Costa
2012-09-05  9:26                     ` Peter Zijlstra
2012-09-05  9:31                       ` Glauber Costa
2012-09-05  9:45                         ` Tejun Heo
2012-09-05  9:48                           ` Glauber Costa
2012-09-05  9:56                             ` Tejun Heo
2012-09-05 10:20                         ` Peter Zijlstra
2012-09-06 20:38                           ` Tejun Heo
2012-09-06 22:39                             ` Glauber Costa
2012-09-06 22:45                               ` Tejun Heo
2012-09-05  9:32                 ` Tejun Heo
2012-09-05 10:04                   ` Peter Zijlstra
2012-09-06 20:46                     ` Tejun Heo
2012-09-06 21:11                       ` Paul Turner
2012-09-06 22:36                         ` Glauber Costa
2012-09-08 13:36                         ` Dhaval Giani

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