[systemd-devel] threads and cgroups

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Thu Feb 13 12:13:58 PST 2014

On Thu, 13.02.14 13:34, Florian Weimer (fweimer at redhat.com) wrote:

> On 02/12/2014 11:46 AM, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> >The plan by the kernel guys is to not allow cgroup management on threads
> >anymore, only entire processes. The APIs in systemd reflect this
> >decision by the kernel guys: you cannot arrange individual threads for
> >organization by cgroups.
> Interesting.  Will there be an alternative for I/O bandwidth throttling?

I am not sure blkio ever supported per-thread throttling anway. But this
is definitely something to ask the kernel guys, not me...


Lennart Poettering, Red Hat

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