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[dm-devel] Re: [PATCH 15/20] io-controller: map async requests to appropriate cgroup



Vivek Goyal wrote:
> o So far we were assuming that a bio/rq belongs to the task who is submitting
>   it. It did not hold good in case of async writes. This patch makes use of
>   blkio_cgroup pataches to attribute the aysnc writes to right group instead
>   of task submitting the bio.
> 
> o For sync requests, we continue to assume that io belongs to the task
>   submitting it. Only in case of async requests, we make use of io tracking
>   patches to track the owner cgroup.
> 
> o So far cfq always caches the async queue pointer. With async requests now
>   not necessarily being tied to submitting task io context, caching the
>   pointer will not help for async queues. This patch introduces a new config
>   option CONFIG_TRACK_ASYNC_CONTEXT. If this option is not set, cfq retains
>   old behavior where async queue pointer is cached in task context. If it
>   is not set, async queue pointer is not cached and we take help of bio

Here "If it is not set" should be "If it is set".


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Regards
Gui Jianfeng


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