8.2.6 freezer Parameter

The following freezer parameter is defined:

freezer.state

Specifies one of the following operations.

Setting

Description

FROZEN

Suspends all the tasks in a cgroup. You cannot move a process into a frozen cgroup.

THAWED

Resumes all the tasks in a cgroup.

Note

You cannot set the FREEZING state. If displayed, this state indicates that the system is currently suspending the tasks in the cgroup.

The freezer.state parameter is not available in the root cgroup.