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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] Cpuset problem
From: Michael Raymond (mraymond_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-22 13:30:54

cpuset /dev/cpuset cgroup
rw,relatime,cpuset,noprefix,release_agent=/sbin/cpuset_release_agent 0 0

  The third element there is "cgroup" which the code specifically looks
for in hwloc_find_linux_cpuset_mntpnt().

cpuset /dev/cpuset cpuset defaults
   0 0

Brice Goglin wrote:
> Le 22/07/2010 14:53, Michael Raymond a écrit :
>> I was doing some testing on what's in SVN and I found that the
>> topology discovery code has a problem when running within a cpuset. On
>> my 2.6.32 SLES11SP1 box the code calls hwloc_read_linux_cpuset_mask()
>> with a cgroup mount point and tries to read
>> /dev/cpuset/<blah>/cpuset.[cpus|mems]. Those files don't exist but
>> <blah>/[cpus|mems] do. If I change the code to use those files instead
>> then everything else works.
> Hello Michael,
> This probably means that we found a cgroup mount point in /dev/cpuset
> while its actually a cpuset mount point. What does your /proc/mounts
> contain? Can you try to understand why hwloc_find_linux_cpuset_mntpnt
> would find a wrong mount type?
> thanks,
> Brice

Michael A. Raymond
Message Passing Toolkit Team
Silicon Graphics Inc
(651) 683-3434