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Date:	Thu, 15 Dec 2011 20:18:19 +0400
From:	Glauber Costa <glommer@...allels.com>
To:	KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu@...fujitsu.com>
CC:	<davem@...emloft.net>, <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	<netdev@...r.kernel.org>, <cgroups@...r.kernel.org>,
	Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>,
	Stephen Rothwell <sfr@...b.auug.org.au>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] Explicitly call tcp creation and init from memcontrol.c

On 12/15/2011 08:13 PM, KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki wrote:
> On Thu, 15 Dec 2011 13:34:32 +0400
> Glauber Costa<glommer@...allels.com>  wrote:
>
>> Walking the proto_list holds a read_lock, which prevents us from doing
>> allocations. Splitting the tcp create function into create + init is
>> good, but it is not enough since create_files will do allocations as well
>> (dentry ones, mostly).
>>
>> Since this does not involve any protocol state, I propose we call the tcp
>> functions explicitly from memcontrol.c
>>
>> With this, we lose by now the ability of doing cgroup memcontrol for
>> protocols that are loaded as modules. But at least the ones I have in mind
>> won't really need it (tcp_ipv6 being the only one, but it uses the same data
>> structures as tcp_ipv4). So I believe this to be the simpler solution to this
>> problem.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Glauber Costa<glommer@...allels.com>
>> CC: Hiroyouki Kamezawa<kamezawa.hiroyu@...fujitsu.com>
>> CC: David S. Miller<davem@...emloft.net>
>> CC: Eric Dumazet<eric.dumazet@...il.com>
>> CC: Stephen Rothwell<sfr@...b.auug.org.au>
>
> Could you remake the patch onto the 'latest' linux-next ?
> As Dave mentioned, some bandaids are already applied and this patch hunks.

Sure thing.
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