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

Dave Hansen haveblue at us.ibm.com
Wed Jul 11 12:46:01 PDT 2007


On Wed, 2007-07-11 at 20:59 +0200, Herbert Poetzl wrote:
> > 2. Keep separate lists of swap devices for each container
> >    - each container is allowed to use a subset of the system's
> >      swap files
> 
> sounds okay too ...
> 
> >    eventually:
> >    - keep a per-container list of which pte values correspond
> >      to which swapfiles
> >    - pte swap values are only valid inside of one container
> 
> smells like additional memory and cpu overhead

At the point when you care what these are, you're either writing to swap
or reading from it.  I don't think it's a very cpu-sensitive path.

In any case, we don't have to do this now.  We'll just be limited to the
existing number of global swapfiles.

-- Dave



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