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Date:	Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:59:47 -0400
From:	Johannes Weiner <>
To:	Vladimir Davydov <>
Cc:	Andrew Morton <>,
	Michal Hocko <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] memcg: simplify unreclaimable groups handling in soft
 limit reclaim

On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 07:55:54PM +0400, Vladimir Davydov wrote:
> If we fail to reclaim anything from a cgroup during a soft reclaim pass
> we want to get the next largest cgroup exceeding its soft limit. To
> achieve this, we should obviously remove the current group from the tree
> and then pick the largest group. Currently we have a weird loop instead.
> Let's simplify it.
> Signed-off-by: Vladimir Davydov <>

I wonder if there will be anything left once we removed all that which
is pointless and the unnecessary from the memcg code.

Acked-by: Johannes Weiner <>
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