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[dm-devel] Re: Too many I/O controller patches



On Mon, 2008-08-04 at 22:55 -0700, Paul Menage wrote:
> 
> As Dave suggested, I think it would make more sense to have your
> page-dirtying throttle points hook into the memory controller instead,
> and allow the memory controller to track/limit dirty pages for a
> cgroup, and potentially do throttling as part of that.

Yeah, I'm sure we're going to have to get to setting the dirty ratio
        
        $ cat /proc/sys/vm/dirty_ratio
        40

on a per-container basis at *some* point.  We might as well do it
earlier rather than later.

-- Dave


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