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Date:	Thu, 23 Feb 2012 14:34:57 -0800
From:	Tejun Heo <tj@...nel.org>
To:	Vivek Goyal <vgoyal@...hat.com>
Cc:	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>,
	Li Zefan <lizf@...fujitsu.com>,
	containers@...ts.linux-foundation.org, cgroups@...r.kernel.org,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Kay Sievers <kay.sievers@...y.org>,
	Lennart Poettering <lennart@...ttering.net>,
	Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@...il.com>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Christoph Hellwig <hch@...radead.org>
Subject: Re: [RFD] cgroup: about multiple hierarchies

On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 04:38:47PM -0500, Vivek Goyal wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 10:41:34AM +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > On Wed, 2012-02-22 at 11:57 -0500, Vivek Goyal wrote:
> > > 
> > > Again, it does not mean I am advocating flat hiearchy. I am just wondering
> > > in case of fully nested hierarchies (task at same level as groups), how
> > > does one explain it to a layman user who understands things in terms of
> > > % of resources. 
> > 
> > If your complete control is % based then I would assume its a % of a %.
> > Simple enough.
> 
> But % of % will vary dynamically and not be static. So if root has got
> 100% of resources and we want 25% of that for a group, then hierarchy
> might look as follows.

It is complex but semantics is pretty well defined.  It should behave
exactly the same as HTB.  Whether the complexity would be justifiable
is a different issue.

Thanks.

-- 
tejun
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