|author||Miao Xie <email@example.com>||2008-06-05 22:45:54 -0700|
|committer||Linus Torvalds <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2008-06-06 11:29:08 -0700|
cpusets: fix and update Documentation
Make the doc consistent with current cpusets implementation. Signed-off-by: Miao Xie <email@example.com> Acked-by: Paul Jackson <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: David Rientjes <email@example.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <firstname.lastname@example.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <email@example.com>
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
@@ -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:
-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