A *cgroup* associates a set of tasks with a set of parameters for one or more subsystems.

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CGroups memory subsystem

I want to know if I can set dynamic limits to the memory subsystem in a cgroup. Currently I have the OOM disabled and a dummy process to test the control group, when the limit in memory is reached, ...
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cgclassify “ Cgroup one of the needed subsystems is not mounted” for top level cgroups?

Playing around with cgroups and I have a few questions. If I create a new cgroup with cgcreate and then move processes into the group with echo or cgclassify everything work fine. However if I try ...
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dpkg: error processing cgroup-lite (--configure)

i upgrade ubuntu 12.04 server today and i found with this error: # apt-get install -f Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree....... Reading state information... Done The following ...
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Ubuntu cgroup architecture: cgroup-lite vs cgroup-bin and default config for lxc, libvirt-bin?

It seems that (at least in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise), the cgroup-lite package is used to provide some cgroup capabilities for packages like libvirt-bin and lxc. It sets up a number of cgroups in ...
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net_cls and ns subsystems not available in 12.04?

I'm playing around with cgroups and I noticed when I try to list all available subsystems that the network ones are not available ? Running the following command should list ALL available subsystems - ...
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Is it recommended to create a cgroup per process?

I would like to write a simple monitoring application without using systemd/upstart. Is it recommended to use a cgroup per daemon that I start? If not what are the issues!!
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How to use cgroup in ubuntu 13.04

I'm trying to learn how cgroup works on Ubuntu and seems that cgroup doesn't work in Ubuntu 13.04. I am using the answer to this question How to set cpu limit for given process permanently. Cpulimit ...
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installing and using cgroup on ubuntu

i need a tutorial how i can install and use cgroup on ubuntu to control multiple vlc instances. every innstance of vlc can use only 300MB RAM. unfortunalty i was not able to confiugre it right. i ...