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Date:	Wed, 28 Jul 2010 04:12:04 +0300
From:	"Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@...hat.com>
To:	Sridhar Samudrala <sri@...ibm.com>
Cc:	netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
	lkml <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	"kvm@...r.kernel.org" <kvm@...r.kernel.org>,
	Tejun Heo <tj@...nel.org>, Li Zefan <lizf@...fujitsu.com>
Subject: Re: Make vhost multi-threaded and associate each thread to its
 guest's cgroup

On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 05:41:41PM -0700, Sridhar Samudrala wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-07-27 at 23:42 +0300, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> > Sridhar,
> > I pushed a patchset with all known issues fixed,
> > on my vhost-net-next branch.
> > 
> > For now this ignores the cpu mask issue, addressing
> > only the cgroups issue.
> > 
> > Would appreciate testing and reports.
> 
> I had to apply the following patch to get it build.
> With this patch, i am seeing similar results as i saw earlier.
> 
> Thanks
> Sridhar


Excellent, thanks for the testing.


> diff --git a/drivers/vhost/vhost.c b/drivers/vhost/vhost.c
> index 996e751..8543898 100644
> --- a/drivers/vhost/vhost.c
> +++ b/drivers/vhost/vhost.c
> @@ -23,6 +23,7 @@
>  #include <linux/highmem.h>
>  #include <linux/slab.h>
>  #include <linux/kthread.h>
> +#include <linux/cgroup.h>
>  
>  #include <linux/net.h>
>  #include <linux/if_packet.h>
> @@ -252,7 +253,7 @@ static long vhost_dev_set_owner(struct vhost_dev *dev)
>  	}
>  
>  	dev->worker = worker;
> -	err = cgroup_attach_task_current_cg(poller);
> +	err = cgroup_attach_task_current_cg(worker);
>  	if (err)
>  		goto err_cgroup;
>  	wake_up_process(worker);	/* avoid contributing to loadavg */
> 
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