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SubjectRe: [PATCH] per-cgroup tcp buffer limitation
On Mon, Sep 5, 2011 at 7:35 PM, Glauber Costa <glommer@parallels.com> wrote:
> This patch introduces per-cgroup tcp buffers limitation. This allows
> sysadmins to specify a maximum amount of kernel memory that
> tcp connections can use at any point in time. TCP is the main interest
> in this work, but extending it to other protocols would be easy.

The general idea of limiting total socket buffer memory consumed by a
cgroup is a fine idea, but I think it needs to be integrated more
closely with the existing kernel memory cgroup tracking efforts,
especially if you're trying to use as generic a name as "kmem" for it.

I agree with Kamezawa's comments that you need a lot more documentation.

Paul


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