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diff --git a/Documentation/cgroups/memory.txt b/Documentation/cgroups/memory.txt
index 510d64570d60..ffec2416aa74 100644
--- a/Documentation/cgroups/memory.txt
+++ b/Documentation/cgroups/memory.txt
@@ -264,16 +264,17 @@ b. Enable CONFIG_RESOURCE_COUNTERS
c. Enable CONFIG_CGROUP_MEM_RES_CTLR
d. Enable CONFIG_CGROUP_MEM_RES_CTLR_SWAP (to use swap extension)
-1. Prepare the cgroups
-# mkdir -p /cgroups
-# mount -t cgroup none /cgroups -o memory
+1. Prepare the cgroups (see cgroups.txt, Why are cgroups needed?)
+# mount -t tmpfs none /sys/fs/cgroup
+# mkdir /sys/fs/cgroup/memory
+# mount -t cgroup none /sys/fs/cgroup/memory -o memory
2. Make the new group and move bash into it
-# mkdir /cgroups/0
-# echo $$ > /cgroups/0/tasks
+# mkdir /sys/fs/cgroup/memory/0
+# echo $$ > /sys/fs/cgroup/memory/0/tasks
Since now we're in the 0 cgroup, we can alter the memory limit:
-# echo 4M > /cgroups/0/memory.limit_in_bytes
+# echo 4M > /sys/fs/cgroup/memory/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. (Here, Kilo, Mega, Giga are Kibibytes, Mebibytes, Gibibytes.)
@@ -281,11 +282,11 @@ mega or gigabytes. (Here, Kilo, Mega, Giga are Kibibytes, Mebibytes, Gibibytes.)
NOTE: We can write "-1" to reset the *.limit_in_bytes(unlimited).
NOTE: We cannot set limits on the root cgroup any more.
-# cat /cgroups/0/memory.limit_in_bytes
+# cat /sys/fs/cgroup/memory/0/memory.limit_in_bytes
4194304
We can check the usage:
-# cat /cgroups/0/memory.usage_in_bytes
+# cat /sys/fs/cgroup/memory/0/memory.usage_in_bytes
1216512
A successful write to this file does not guarantee a successful set of

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