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SubjectRe: [PATCH] arch/tile: add /proc/tile, /proc/sys/tile, and a sysfs cpu attribute
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On Wednesday 25 May 2011 22:31:37 Chris Metcalf wrote:
> On 5/25/2011 4:20 PM, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> > On Wednesday 25 May 2011 21:18:05 Chris Metcalf wrote:
> >> The contents of the hardwall ID file are then just a cpulist of the cpus
> >> covered by the hardwall, rather than introducing a new convention (as
> >> quoted above, e.g. "2x2 1,1"). Individual tasks that are in the hardwall
> >> can be found by reading the "hardwall" files, and we can learn where they
> >> are bound in the hardwall by reading the "stat" file as is normal for
> >> learning process affinity.
> > Be careful with listing PID values in the hardwall files, as the PIDs
> > may not be unique or visible if you combine this with PID name spaces.
> > I guess the right solution would be to only list the tasks that are
> > present in the name space of the thread reading the file.
>
> Sorry not to be clearer -- I am no longer listing any PID values in the
> hardwall files, for that exact reason. You have to look at
> /proc/*/hardwall (or /proc/*/tasks/*/hardwall) to find the files that are
> in a particular hardwall. This pattern is not one that's normally directly
> useful, though, so I'm happy leaving it to userspace if it's desired.

Ok, thanks for the clarification.

Arnd


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