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SubjectRe: [PATCH] oom: add sysctl to enable slab memory dump
On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 12:05:27PM +0200, Pekka Enberg wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 12:03 PM, David Rientjes <> wrote:
> > I like how slub handles this when it can't allocate more slab with
> > slab_out_of_memory() and has the added benefit of still warning even with
> > __GFP_NORETRY that the oom killer is never called for.  If there's really
> > a slab leak happening, there's a good chance that this diagnostic
> > information is going to be emitted by the offending cache at some point in
> > time if you're using slub.  This could easily be extended to slab.c, so
> > it's even more reason not to include this type of information in the oom
> > killer.
> Works for me. Rafael?

New patch, following the suggested approach, posted:

Thanks folks, for all your feedback here!
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