[RFC] [PATCH -mm] cgroup: limit the amount of dirty file pages

Dave Hansen dave at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Tue Sep 9 10:49:44 PDT 2008

On Tue, 2008-09-09 at 17:38 +0200, Andrea Righi wrote:
> It allows to control how much dirty file pages a cgroup can have at any
> given time. This feature is supposed to be strictly connected to a
> generic cgroup IO controller (see below).

So, this functions similarly to our global dirty ratio?  Is it just
intended to keep a cgroup from wedging itself too hard with too many
dirty pages, just like the global ratio?

-- Dave

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