Re: Make vhost multi-threaded and associate each thread to itsguest's cgroup

From: Sridhar Samudrala
Date: Tue Jul 27 2010 - 20:41:54 EST

On Tue, 2010-07-27 at 23:42 +0300, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> Sridhar,
> I pushed a patchset with all known issues fixed,
> on my vhost-net-next branch.
> For now this ignores the cpu mask issue, addressing
> only the cgroups issue.
> Would appreciate testing and reports.

I had to apply the following patch to get it build.
With this patch, i am seeing similar results as i saw earlier.


diff --git a/drivers/vhost/vhost.c b/drivers/vhost/vhost.c
index 996e751..8543898 100644
--- a/drivers/vhost/vhost.c
+++ b/drivers/vhost/vhost.c
@@ -23,6 +23,7 @@
#include <linux/highmem.h>
#include <linux/slab.h>
#include <linux/kthread.h>
+#include <linux/cgroup.h>

#include <linux/net.h>
#include <linux/if_packet.h>
@@ -252,7 +253,7 @@ static long vhost_dev_set_owner(struct vhost_dev *dev)

dev->worker = worker;
- err = cgroup_attach_task_current_cg(poller);
+ err = cgroup_attach_task_current_cg(worker);
if (err)
goto err_cgroup;
wake_up_process(worker); /* avoid contributing to loadavg */

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