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authorMiao Xie <miaox@cn.fujitsu.com>2008-06-05 22:45:54 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2008-06-06 11:29:08 -0700
commit6a7d68e899b7f609708e7590784344f03640f774 (patch)
treeb4b12a178c78063c0adf106c8d1f5a1de03c6aa8 /Documentation
parentc337869d95011495fa181536786e74aa2d7ff031 (diff)
cpusets: fix and update Documentation
Make the doc consistent with current cpusets implementation. Signed-off-by: Miao Xie <miaox@cn.fujitsu.com> Acked-by: Paul Jackson <pj@sgi.com> Cc: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/cpusets.txt b/Documentation/cpusets.txt
index fb7b361e6ee..d803c5c68ab 100644
--- a/Documentation/cpusets.txt
+++ b/Documentation/cpusets.txt
@@ -199,7 +199,7 @@ using the sched_setaffinity, mbind and set_mempolicy system calls.
The following rules apply to each cpuset:
- Its CPUs and Memory Nodes must be a subset of its parents.
- - It can only be marked exclusive if its parent is.
+ - It can't be marked exclusive unless its parent is.
- If its cpu or memory is exclusive, they may not overlap any sibling.
These rules, and the natural hierarchy of cpusets, enable efficient
@@ -345,7 +345,7 @@ is modified to perform an inline check for this PF_SPREAD_PAGE task
flag, and if set, a call to a new routine cpuset_mem_spread_node()
returns the node to prefer for the allocation.
-Similarly, setting 'memory_spread_cache' turns on the flag
+Similarly, setting 'memory_spread_slab' turns on the flag
PF_SPREAD_SLAB, and appropriately marked slab caches will allocate
pages from the node returned by cpuset_mem_spread_node().
@@ -709,7 +709,10 @@ Now you want to do something with this cpuset.
In this directory you can find several files:
# ls
-cpus cpu_exclusive mems mem_exclusive mem_hardwall tasks
+cpu_exclusive memory_migrate mems tasks
+cpus memory_pressure notify_on_release
+mem_exclusive memory_spread_page sched_load_balance
+mem_hardwall memory_spread_slab sched_relax_domain_level
Reading them will give you information about the state of this cpuset:
the CPUs and Memory Nodes it can use, the processes that are using