Re: [PATCH v2 04/29] slub: always get the cache from its page inkfree
From: Christoph Lameter
Date: Fri May 11 2012 - 15:09:18 EST
On Fri, 11 May 2012, Glauber Costa wrote:
> On 05/11/2012 03:56 PM, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> > On Fri, 11 May 2012, Glauber Costa wrote:
> > > So we don't mix pages from multiple memcgs in the same cache - we believe
> > > that
> > > would be too confusing.
> > Well subsystem create caches and other things that are shared between
> > multiple processes. How can you track that?
> Each process that belongs to a memcg triggers the creation of a new child kmem
I see that. But there are other subsystems from slab allocators that do
the same. There are also objects that may be used by multiple processes.
F.e what about shm?
> > > /proc/slabinfo reflects this information, by listing the memcg-specific
> > > slabs.
> > What about /sys/kernel/slab/*?
> From the PoV of the global system, what you'll see is something like:
> dentry , dentry(2:memcg1), dentry(2:memcg2), etc.
Hmmm.. Would be better to have a hierachy there. /proc/slabinfo is more
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