Re: memory resource accounting (was Re: [RFC, PATCH 0/5] Goingforward with Resource Management - A cpu controller)

From: Dave Hansen
Date: Tue Aug 08 2006 - 10:55:53 EST

On Wed, 2006-08-09 at 00:19 +1000, Nick Piggin wrote:
> This does give you kernel (slab, pagetable, etc) allocations as well as
> userspace. I don't like the idea of doing controllers for inode cache
> and controllers for dentry cache, etc, etc, ad infinitum.

Those two might not be such a bad idea. Of the slab in my system, 90%
is reliably from those two slabs alone. Now, a controller for the
'Acpi-Operand' slab might be going too far. ;)

Certainly something we should at least consider down the road.

-- Dave

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