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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/3] sched: use EDF to throttle RT task groups v2
On Tue, 2010-02-23 at 19:56 +0100, Fabio Checconi wrote:
> - Since it is not easy to mix tasks and groups on the same scheduler
> queue (tasks have no deadlines), the bandwidth reserved to the tasks
> in a group is controlled with two additional cgroup attributes:
> rt_task_runtime_us and rt_task_period_us. These attributes control,
> within a cgroup, how much bandwidth is reserved to the tasks it
> contains. The old attributes, rt_runtime_us and rt_period_us, are
> still there, and control the bandwidth assigned to the cgroup. They
> are used only for admission control.

We could do this implicitly by simply setting the task_bandwidth to the
cgroup bandwidth - \Sum_children bandwidth.

Having it explicit gives the administrator slightly more control at the
cost of a more complex interface.

Just wondering if you thought about this trade-off?

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