[Devel] Re: [ckrm-tech] containers development plans (July 10 version)

Serge E. Hallyn serge at hallyn.com
Wed Jul 11 08:00:33 PDT 2007

Quoting Paul Menage (menage at google.com):
> On 7/11/07, Takenori Nagano <t-nagano at ah.jp.nec.com> wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >I think Balbir's idea is very simple and reasonable way to develop per 
> >container
> >swapping. Because kernel needs the information that a target page belongs 
> >to
> >which container. Fortunately, we already had page based memory management 
> >system
> >which included in RSS controller. I think it is appropriate that we 
> >develop per
> >container swapping on page based memory management system.
> >
> So what about people who want to do per-container swapping without
> using a page-based memory controller?

Hmm, yes, I'm a few steps behind, but will what Balbir is suggesting
prevent me from just using a per-container swapfile for checkpointing
an application?  (where the checkpoint consists of kicking out the
dirty pages to swap and making a new copy-on-write version of the


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