Commit 8f939a9f authored by Andrew Morton's avatar Andrew Morton Committed by Linus Torvalds

revert "memcg: track all children over limit in the root"

Revert commit 1be171d6 ("memcg: track all children over limit in the

I merged this prematurely - Michal and Johannes still disagree about the
overall design direction and the future remains unclear.

Cc: Michal Hocko <>
Cc: Johannes Weiner <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent 20ba27f5
......@@ -851,15 +851,9 @@ static void mem_cgroup_update_soft_limit(struct mem_cgroup *memcg)
* Necessary to update all ancestors when hierarchy is used
* because their event counter is not touched.
* We track children even outside the hierarchy for the root
* cgroup because tree walk starting at root should visit
* all cgroups and we want to prevent from pointless tree
* walk if no children is below the limit.
while (delta && (parent = parent_mem_cgroup(parent)))
atomic_add(delta, &parent->children_in_excess);
if (memcg != root_mem_cgroup && !root_mem_cgroup->use_hierarchy)
atomic_add(delta, &root_mem_cgroup->children_in_excess);
......@@ -6112,9 +6106,6 @@ static void mem_cgroup_css_offline(struct cgroup_subsys_state *css)
if (memcg->soft_contributed) {
while ((memcg = parent_mem_cgroup(memcg)))
if (memcg != root_mem_cgroup && !root_mem_cgroup->use_hierarchy)
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