[Libcg-devel] Control groups and Resource Management notes (part I)

Dhaval Giani dhaval at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Wed Aug 6 10:38:49 PDT 2008

On Fri, Aug 01, 2008 at 07:24:58PM +0530, Balbir Singh wrote:

> 4. Binary statistics - The question about binary statistics was raised. Since
> control groups don't enforce any particular kind of API, is there a way to
> generically handle control files and their parameters in the library? Paul
> suggested his binary API approach, where every control group and it's API is
> documented in an api file. Eric suggested using an ASCII interface (since that
> is very generic) and using one file per API. Balbir mentioned that this will
> lead to too many dentries and issues related to having extensive number of dentries.

So where are we heading with respect to this issue? Was any consensus
reached? I plan to look at enabling statistics in libcgroup soon. Also I
believe Balaji is also looking at cgroupstats.


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