[PATCH][memcg+dirtylimit] Fix overwriting global vm dirty limit setting by memcg (Re: [PATCH v3 00/11] memcg: per cgroup dirty page accounting

KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki kamezawa.hiroyu at jp.fujitsu.com
Tue Oct 19 21:14:27 PDT 2010

On Wed, 20 Oct 2010 12:21:44 +0900
KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu at jp.fujitsu.com> wrote:

> One bug fix here.
> ==
> From: KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu at jp.fujitsu.com>
> Now, at calculating dirty limit, vm_dirty_param() is called.
> This function returns dirty-limit related parameters considering
> memory cgroup settings.
> Now, assume that vm_dirty_bytes=100M (global dirty limit) and
> memory cgroup has 1G of pages and 40 dirty_ratio, dirtyable memory is
> 500MB.
> In this case, global_dirty_limits will consider dirty_limt as
> 500 *0.4 = 200MB. This is bad...memory cgroup is not back door.
> This patch limits the return value of vm_dirty_param() considring
> global settings.

Sorry, this one is buggy. I'll post a new one later.


More information about the Containers mailing list