On Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 11:26:18AM -0800, Tejun Heo wrote:
> While adding cgroup2 interface for the cpu controller, 0d5936344f30
> ("sched: Implement interface for cgroup unified hierarchy") forgot to
> update input validation and left it to reject cpu.max config if any
> descendant has set a higher value.
> cgroup2 officially supports delegation and a descendant must not be
> able to restrict what its ancestors can configure. For absolute
> limits such as cpu.max and memory.max, this means that the config at
> each level should only act as the upper limit at that level and
> shouldn't interfere with what other cgroups can configure.
> This patch updates config validation on cgroup2 so that the cpu
> controller follows the same convention.
> Signed-off-by: Tejun Heo <t...@kernel.org>
> Fixes: 0d5936344f30 ("sched: Implement interface for cgroup unified
Applied to cgroup/for-4.16-fixes.