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SubjectRe: [PATCH v9 3/7] cgroup/cpuset: Refining features and constraints of a partition
On Wed, Dec 15, 2021 at 11:29:41AM -0500, Waiman Long <> wrote:
> There are additional checks for the member to partition transition which
> requires that the target cpuset shouldn't have child cpuset.

Ah, I forgot the transition condition no. 4 will apply here. Clear.

So, currently full bottom up + top down walk is needed in (rare?) case
the switch from root partition to member and back.

> That prevents the recovering of a invalid partition root under a
> member cpuset. We could certainly remove that restriction by adding
> additional code as well as additional tests to verify it works. I
> haven't done that simply to avoid adding more complexity to the
> current code.

I agree this restriction can be lifted later independently when the rest
settles. (It's not so different from controllers disabling on the
unified hierarchy after all.)


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