Re: [PATCH v8 12/12] memcg: check memcg dirty limits in pagewriteback

From: Minchan Kim
Date: Sun Jun 05 2011 - 00:53:22 EST

On Fri, Jun 03, 2011 at 09:16:37AM -0700, Greg Thelen wrote:
> If the current process is in a non-root memcg, then
> balance_dirty_pages() will consider the memcg dirty limits as well as
> the system-wide limits. This allows different cgroups to have distinct
> dirty limits which trigger direct and background writeback at different
> levels.
> If called with a mem_cgroup, then throttle_vm_writeout() queries the
> given cgroup for its dirty memory usage limits.
> Signed-off-by: Andrea Righi <arighi@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Greg Thelen <gthelen@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Acked-by: KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Acked-by: Wu Fengguang <fengguang.wu@xxxxxxxxx>
Reviewed-by: Minchan Kim <>

Kind regards
Minchan Kim
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