Too many I/O controller patches

Dave Hansen dave at
Tue Aug 5 09:25:37 PDT 2008

On Mon, 2008-08-04 at 22:55 -0700, Paul Menage wrote:
> As Dave suggested, I think it would make more sense to have your
> page-dirtying throttle points hook into the memory controller instead,
> and allow the memory controller to track/limit dirty pages for a
> cgroup, and potentially do throttling as part of that.

Yeah, I'm sure we're going to have to get to setting the dirty ratio
        $ cat /proc/sys/vm/dirty_ratio

on a per-container basis at *some* point.  We might as well do it
earlier rather than later.

-- Dave

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