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Subject[PATCH 10/10] Change CPUACCT to default n
Now that we're providing all cpuacct capability in cpu cgroup,
default CPUACCT to n. We still maintain it for compatiblity for
anyone that need an independent set of tasks to be managed by it
relatively to cpu cgroup, but encourage the use of cpucgroup for that.

Proposing schedule of deprecation for 3.5

Signed-off-by: Glauber Costa <>
CC: Balbir Singh <>
Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt | 8 ++++++++
init/Kconfig | 1 +
2 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt b/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
index c4a6e14..08adcd4 100644
--- a/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
+++ b/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
@@ -592,3 +592,11 @@ Why: In 3.0, we can now autodetect internal 3G device and already have
interface that was used by acer-wmi driver. It will replaced by
information log when acer-wmi initial.
Who: Lee, Chun-Yi <>
+What: cpuacct cgroup
+When: 3.5
+Why: Same functionality is provided by the CGROUP_SCHED, with a lower
+ footprint.
+Who: Glauber Costa <>
diff --git a/init/Kconfig b/init/Kconfig
index d627783..891d6c1 100644
--- a/init/Kconfig
+++ b/init/Kconfig
@@ -626,6 +626,7 @@ config PROC_PID_CPUSET

bool "Simple CPU accounting cgroup subsystem"
+ default n
Provides a simple Resource Controller for monitoring the
total CPU consumed by the tasks in a cgroup.

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