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authorBalbir Singh <balbir@linux.vnet.ibm.com>2008-03-04 14:28:24 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@woody.linux-foundation.org>2008-03-04 16:35:09 -0800
commitfb78922ce9c71b24c4af1ffc9c3d60c57ac471fb (patch)
treec3d4217b33f6843171e487b993040edbfbdf3b22 /Documentation
parenta10568733cdff03cac742955c7254585451f5431 (diff)
Memory Resource Controller use strstrip while parsing arguments
The memory controller has a requirement that while writing values, we need to use echo -n. This patch fixes the problem and makes the UI more consistent. Signed-off-by: Balbir Singh <balbir@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Paul Menage <menage@google.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/controllers/memory.txt b/Documentation/controllers/memory.txt
index 6015347b41e..fba6af45225 100644
--- a/Documentation/controllers/memory.txt
+++ b/Documentation/controllers/memory.txt
@@ -164,7 +164,7 @@ c. Enable CONFIG_CGROUP_MEM_CONT
Since now we're in the 0 cgroup,
We can alter the memory limit:
-# echo -n 4M > /cgroups/0/memory.limit_in_bytes
+# echo 4M > /cgroups/0/memory.limit_in_bytes
NOTE: We can use a suffix (k, K, m, M, g or G) to indicate values in kilo,
mega or gigabytes.
@@ -185,7 +185,7 @@ number of factors, such as rounding up to page boundaries or the total
availability of memory on the system. The user is required to re-read
this file after a write to guarantee the value committed by the kernel.
-# echo -n 1 > memory.limit_in_bytes
+# echo 1 > memory.limit_in_bytes
# cat memory.limit_in_bytes
@@ -197,7 +197,7 @@ caches, RSS and Active pages/Inactive pages are shown.
The memory.force_empty gives an interface to drop *all* charges by force.
-# echo -n 1 > memory.force_empty
+# echo 1 > memory.force_empty
will drop all charges in cgroup. Currently, this is maintained for test.