[lxc-users] Container Memory Monitoring

Serge Hallyn serge.hallyn at ubuntu.com
Mon Apr 7 14:44:52 UTC 2014

Quoting Christoph Mitasch (cmitasch at thomas-krenn.com):
> Hello Serge,
> thanks for feedback regarding the library. Is any development code for the library already available?


> One more general question regarding memory limitation with containers.
> Since memory.failcnt also fails when Page Cache fills up the assigned memory, what is the recommended way to limit memory for a container?

Sorry, don't know offhand.

> Is disk-based swap space used as soon as memory.limit_in_bytes is reached?

I would assume so.

> For me it would make more sense to free up Page Cache before writing memory out to disk.


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