[Devel] Re: [ckrm-tech] [RFC][PATCH 5/7] UBC: kernel memory accounting (core)

Rohit Seth rohitseth at google.com
Thu Aug 17 09:42:42 PDT 2006

On Thu, 2006-08-17 at 01:24 +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> Ar Mer, 2006-08-16 am 12:59 -0700, ysgrifennodd Dave Hansen:
> > relationship between processes and mm's.  We could also potentially have
> > two different threads of a process in two different accounting contexts.
> > But, that might be as simple to fix as disallowing things that share mms
> > from being in different accounting contexts, unless you unshare the mm.
> At the point I have twenty containers containing 20 copies of glibc to
> meet your suggestion it would be *far* cheaper to put it in the page
> struct.

I think the best would be to have a container for /usr/lib or /lib in
this case where you can account all  pages belonging to files present in
these directories and shared across multiple applications.


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