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Re: cgroup mount point

"Daniel P. Berrange" <berrange@redhat.com> writes:

> On Mon, Feb 02, 2009 at 07:41:53PM -0200, Thadeu Lima de Souza Cascardo wrote:
> > So, we have some more options now: /cgroups, /containers,
> > /dev/cpuset, /dev/cpuctl, /opt/cgroup, /opt/cpuset.
> Putting new mount points in / is not really acceptable, so that rules
> out the first two. /opt is just totally wrong, since that is intended
> for add on software packages. /dev/ feels a little odd, since it is
> not really device nodes

I agree with all that Thadeu Lima says here. I would add that cgroups
are nothing to do with device nodes, so definitely don't belong in
‘/dev/’ either.

Since they're a filesystem mapping “for browsing and manipulation
from user space” of a kernel facility, I think ‘/sys/cgroups/’ is

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