[RFC] [PATCH 2/2] cgroups: blkio subsystem as module
bsingharora at gmail.com
Thu Jan 14 01:32:09 PST 2010
On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 5:51 AM, KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki
<kamezawa.hiroyu at jp.fujitsu.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 8 Jan 2010 10:10:38 -0500
> Vivek Goyal <vgoyal at redhat.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jan 08, 2010 at 12:30:21AM -0500, Ben Blum wrote:
>> > Convert blk-cgroup to be buildable as a module
>> > From: Ben Blum <bblum at andrew.cmu.edu>
>> > This patch modifies the Block I/O cgroup subsystem to be able to be built as a
>> > module. As the CFQ disk scheduler optionally depends on blk-cgroup, config
>> > options in block/Kconfig, block/Kconfig.iosched, and block/blk-cgroup.h are
>> > enhanced to support the new module dependency.
>> Hi Ben,
>> I will give this patch a try.
>> So from blk-cgroup perspective, the advantage of allowing it as module
>> will be that we can save some memory if we are not using the controller?
> Is "moduled" blkio cgroup safe after page-tracking by page_cgroup is
> introduced ?
My guess is it won't be, unless we start exposing page_cgroup API and
then make the module depend on memcg.
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