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    SubjectRe: Regarding dm-ioband tests
    On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 04:58:49PM +0900, Ryo Tsuruta wrote:
    > Hi,
    >
    > Dhaval Giani <dhaval@linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
    > > > I know that cgroup is a very well defined functionality, that is why
    > > > dm-ioband also supports throttling per cgroup. But how are we supposed
    > > > to do throttling on the system which doesn't support cgroup?
    > > > As I wrote in another mail to Vivek, I would like to make use of
    > > > dm-ioband on RHEL 5.x.
    > >
    > > Hi Ryo,
    > >
    > > I am not sure that upstream should really be worrying about RHEL 5.x.
    > > cgroups is a relatively mature solution and is available in most (if not
    > > all) community distros today. We really should not be looking at another
    > > grouping solution if the sole reason is that then dm-ioband can be used
    > > on RHEL 5.x. The correct solution would be to maintain a separate patch
    > > for RHEL 5.x then and not to burden the upstream kernel.
    >
    > RHEL 5.x is not the sole reason for that.
    >

    Could you please enumerate the other reasons for pushing in another
    grouping mechanism then? (Why can we not resolve them via cgroups?)

    Thanks,
    --
    regards,
    Dhaval


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