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A group scheduling demonstration

A group scheduling demonstration

Posted Mar 17, 2011 11:08 UTC (Thu) by intgr (subscriber, #39733)
In reply to: A group scheduling demonstration by rvfh
Parent article: A group scheduling demonstration

+1 Linux's low-memory thrashing behavior is a huge problem, much more than CPU starvation.

I've frequently wondered whether throttling memory allocations for memory-intensive apps would be a better solution, than the current system-wide thrashing that takes down *all* processes -- including the X server and ssh.

And now it occurred to me that a per-session memory cgroup could already solve this problem. Not sure how much overhead it adds, though.


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