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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 1/4] mm, documentation: clarify /proc/pid/status VmSwap limitations
[Sorry for a really long delay]

On Wed 05-08-15 15:01:22, Vlastimil Babka wrote:
> The documentation for /proc/pid/status does not mention that the value of
> VmSwap counts only swapped out anonymous private pages and not shmem. This is
> not obvious, so document this limitation.

This is definitely an improvement
>
> Signed-off-by: Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@suse.cz>

Acked-by: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>

> ---
> Documentation/filesystems/proc.txt | 2 ++
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/proc.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/proc.txt
> index d411ca6..29f4011 100644
> --- a/Documentation/filesystems/proc.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/filesystems/proc.txt
> @@ -237,6 +237,8 @@ Table 1-2: Contents of the status files (as of 4.1)
> VmPTE size of page table entries
> VmPMD size of second level page tables
> VmSwap size of swap usage (the number of referred swapents)
> + by anonymous private data (shmem swap usage is not
> + included)
> Threads number of threads
> SigQ number of signals queued/max. number for queue
> SigPnd bitmap of pending signals for the thread
> --
> 2.4.6
>
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Michal Hocko
SUSE Labs


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