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cgset: set the parameters of given cgroup(s)

NAME

cgset - set the parameters of given cgroup(s)

SYNOPSIS

cgset [-r <name=value>] <cgroup_path> ...
cgset --copy-from <source_cgroup_path> <cgroup_path> ...

DESCRIPTION

Set the parameters of input cgroups.

<path>
is the name of the cgroup which should be changed. This parameter can be used multiple times.

-r <name=value>
defines the name of the file to set and the value which should be written to that file. This parameter can be used multiple times.

--copy-from <source_cgroup_path>
defines the name of the cgroup whose parameters will be copied to the input cgroup.

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES

CGROUP_LOGLEVEL
controls verbosity of the tool. Allowed values are DEBUG, INFO, WARNING or ERROR.

EXAMPLES

cgset -r cpuset.cpus=0-1 student
set variable cpus in control group student (controller cpuset) to 0-1

cgset --copy-from group1/ group2/
copy all parameters of group group1 to group group2 (for all path where both cgroups are defined)

SEE ALSO

cgrules.conf (1), cgcreate (1), cgget (1)