path: root/Documentation/cgroups/cgroups.txt
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authorAnton Arapov <>2012-06-08 12:58:00 +0200
committerAnton Arapov <>2012-06-08 12:58:00 +0200
commit6792a3f47a2e42d7164292bf7f1a55cfc4c91652 (patch)
treeb90c002bfbbeaec92f5d8a2383dcabf6524016f7 /Documentation/cgroups/cgroups.txt
parentfe2895d3d55146cac65b273c0f83e2c7e543cd0e (diff)
fedora kernel: b920e9b748c595f970bf80ede7832d39f8d567dav3.4.1-2
Signed-off-by: Anton Arapov <>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation/cgroups/cgroups.txt')
1 files changed, 11 insertions, 15 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/cgroups/cgroups.txt b/Documentation/cgroups/cgroups.txt
index a7c96ae5557..8e74980ab38 100644
--- a/Documentation/cgroups/cgroups.txt
+++ b/Documentation/cgroups/cgroups.txt
@@ -558,8 +558,7 @@ Each subsystem may export the following methods. The only mandatory
methods are create/destroy. Any others that are null are presumed to
be successful no-ops.
-struct cgroup_subsys_state *create(struct cgroup_subsys *ss,
- struct cgroup *cgrp)
+struct cgroup_subsys_state *create(struct cgroup *cgrp)
(cgroup_mutex held by caller)
Called to create a subsystem state object for a cgroup. The
@@ -574,7 +573,7 @@ identified by the passed cgroup object having a NULL parent (since
it's the root of the hierarchy) and may be an appropriate place for
initialization code.
-void destroy(struct cgroup_subsys *ss, struct cgroup *cgrp)
+void destroy(struct cgroup *cgrp)
(cgroup_mutex held by caller)
The cgroup system is about to destroy the passed cgroup; the subsystem
@@ -585,7 +584,7 @@ cgroup->parent is still valid. (Note - can also be called for a
newly-created cgroup if an error occurs after this subsystem's
create() method has been called for the new cgroup).
-int pre_destroy(struct cgroup_subsys *ss, struct cgroup *cgrp);
+int pre_destroy(struct cgroup *cgrp);
Called before checking the reference count on each subsystem. This may
be useful for subsystems which have some extra references even if
@@ -593,8 +592,7 @@ there are not tasks in the cgroup. If pre_destroy() returns error code,
rmdir() will fail with it. From this behavior, pre_destroy() can be
called multiple times against a cgroup.
-int can_attach(struct cgroup_subsys *ss, struct cgroup *cgrp,
- struct cgroup_taskset *tset)
+int can_attach(struct cgroup *cgrp, struct cgroup_taskset *tset)
(cgroup_mutex held by caller)
Called prior to moving one or more tasks into a cgroup; if the
@@ -615,8 +613,7 @@ fork. If this method returns 0 (success) then this should remain valid
while the caller holds cgroup_mutex and it is ensured that either
attach() or cancel_attach() will be called in future.
-void cancel_attach(struct cgroup_subsys *ss, struct cgroup *cgrp,
- struct cgroup_taskset *tset)
+void cancel_attach(struct cgroup *cgrp, struct cgroup_taskset *tset)
(cgroup_mutex held by caller)
Called when a task attach operation has failed after can_attach() has succeeded.
@@ -625,23 +622,22 @@ function, so that the subsystem can implement a rollback. If not, not necessary.
This will be called only about subsystems whose can_attach() operation have
succeeded. The parameters are identical to can_attach().
-void attach(struct cgroup_subsys *ss, struct cgroup *cgrp,
- struct cgroup_taskset *tset)
+void attach(struct cgroup *cgrp, struct cgroup_taskset *tset)
(cgroup_mutex held by caller)
Called after the task has been attached to the cgroup, to allow any
post-attachment activity that requires memory allocations or blocking.
The parameters are identical to can_attach().
-void fork(struct cgroup_subsy *ss, struct task_struct *task)
+void fork(struct task_struct *task)
Called when a task is forked into a cgroup.
-void exit(struct cgroup_subsys *ss, struct task_struct *task)
+void exit(struct task_struct *task)
Called during task exit.
-int populate(struct cgroup_subsys *ss, struct cgroup *cgrp)
+int populate(struct cgroup *cgrp)
(cgroup_mutex held by caller)
Called after creation of a cgroup to allow a subsystem to populate
@@ -651,7 +647,7 @@ include/linux/cgroup.h for details). Note that although this
method can return an error code, the error code is currently not
always handled well.
-void post_clone(struct cgroup_subsys *ss, struct cgroup *cgrp)
+void post_clone(struct cgroup *cgrp)
(cgroup_mutex held by caller)
Called during cgroup_create() to do any parameter
@@ -659,7 +655,7 @@ initialization which might be required before a task could attach. For
example in cpusets, no task may attach before 'cpus' and 'mems' are set
-void bind(struct cgroup_subsys *ss, struct cgroup *root)
+void bind(struct cgroup *root)
(cgroup_mutex and ss->hierarchy_mutex held by caller)
Called when a cgroup subsystem is rebound to a different hierarchy