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SubjectRe: [ckrm-tech] [PATCH 0/5] Allow more than PAGESIZE data read in configfs
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On Fri, 2006-10-13 at 17:09 -0700, Joel Becker wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 13, 2006 at 04:37:38PM -0700, Matt Helsley wrote:
> > > Sure it works. You have one per resource group. In
> > > resource_group_make_object(), you sysfs_mkdir() the sysfs file. There
> >
> > That's the easy part. Next we need to make the pid attribute whenever a
> > new task is created. And delete it when the task dies. And move it
> > around whenever it changes groups. Is there rename() support in /sys? If
> > not, would changes to allow rename() be acceptable (I'm worried it would
> > impact alot of assumptions made in the existing code)?
>
> No, you don't create a pid attribute per task. The sysfs file
> is literally your large attribute. So, instead of echoing a new pid to
> "/sys/kernel/config/ckrm/group1/pids", you echo to
> "/sys/ckrm/group1/pids". To display them all, you just cat
> "/sys/ckrm/group1/pids". It's exactly like the file you want in
> configfs, just located in a place where it is allowed.

>From what I see, sysfs also has the PAGESIZE limitation. If that _is_
the case, then moving to sysfs does not help us any. Correct me if I am
wrong.

Won't we have the same arguments that we have now ?

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