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    SubjectRe: [RFC] cgroups: freezer -- Allow to attach a task to a frozen cgroup
    On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 08:08:44AM -0800, Tejun Heo wrote:
    > On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 04:08:13PM +0400, Cyrill Gorcunov wrote:
    > > In checkpoint/restore we need an ability to attach pids to
    > > a frozen cgroup. Thus once pid reaches a frozen cgroup it is
    > > not rejected, but the task get frozen immediately.
    > >
    > > Signed-off-by: Cyrill Gorcunov <>
    > > ---
    > >
    > > I would really appreciate complains and comments.
    > First of all, both freezer and cgroup have non-trivial pending
    > patchsets (e.g. ->can_attach_task() is scheduled for removal) and I
    > have changes which basically try to achieve about the same thing, so
    > let's slow down a bit. I think the problem is a bit more complex.
    > Some thoughts I have on cgroup freezer ATM,
    > * Another improvement that I want to have is allowing cgroup frozen
    > tasks to be killed. I don't think this matters for system freezer
    > but for cgroup freezer both oom killer and systemd want it.

    * Run ptrace over frozen tasks ;)

    > So, while I agree with the direction of this patch, I think this
    > definitely needs a lot more work to go in. I don't think we can do
    > much until the freezer and cgroup changes are settled. The freezer
    > part is now in Rafael's tree, the cgroup part is going under Linus'
    > review. Once they're complete, I'll provide a merged branch that
    > further cgroup works can be based on.

    Thanks a lot for comments, Tejun! For own needs I'll make a stub
    in our user-space tool, once things are settled down we can move on.

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