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authorVivek Goyal <>2009-12-03 12:59:42 -0500
committerJens Axboe <>2009-12-03 19:28:51 +0100
commit31e4c28d95e64f2d5d3c497a3ecf37c62de635b4 (patch)
treeffbb99b2565c4bdd4921fd7077164e7fc295b2bc /block/Kconfig
parent1fa8f6d68b5c8ca0a608fd8d296c5f07ac788cd6 (diff)
blkio: Introduce blkio controller cgroup interface
o This is basic implementation of blkio controller cgroup interface. This is the common interface visible to user space and should be used by different IO control policies as we implement those. Signed-off-by: Vivek Goyal <> Signed-off-by: Jens Axboe <>
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diff --git a/block/Kconfig b/block/Kconfig
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@@ -77,6 +77,19 @@ config BLK_DEV_INTEGRITY
T10/SCSI Data Integrity Field or the T13/ATA External Path
Protection. If in doubt, say N.
+config BLK_CGROUP
+ bool
+ depends on CGROUPS
+ default n
+ ---help---
+ Generic block IO controller cgroup interface. This is the common
+ cgroup interface which should be used by various IO controlling
+ policies.
+ Currently, CFQ IO scheduler uses it to recognize task groups and
+ control disk bandwidth allocation (proportional time slice allocation)
+ to such task groups.
endif # BLOCK