Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation/cgroups/memory.txt')
1 files changed, 7 insertions, 8 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/cgroups/memory.txt b/Documentation/cgroups/memory.txt
index 4937e6fff9b4..b3429aec444c 100644
@@ -540,14 +540,13 @@ Note:
-Similar to /proc/sys/vm/swappiness, but only affecting reclaim that is
-triggered by this cgroup's hard limit. The tunable in the root cgroup
-corresponds to the global swappiness setting.
-Please note that unlike the global swappiness, memcg knob set to 0
-really prevents from any swapping even if there is a swap storage
-available. This might lead to memcg OOM killer if there are no file
-pages to reclaim.
+Overrides /proc/sys/vm/swappiness for the particular group. The tunable
+in the root cgroup corresponds to the global swappiness setting.
+Please note that unlike during the global reclaim, limit reclaim
+enforces that 0 swappiness really prevents from any swapping even if
+there is a swap storage available. This might lead to memcg OOM killer
+if there are no file pages to reclaim.