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SubjectRe: [PATCH 6/6] mm/page_owner: use stackdepot to store stacktrace
On 05/03/2016 07:23 AM, wrote:
> From: Joonsoo Kim <>
> Currently, we store each page's allocation stacktrace on corresponding
> page_ext structure and it requires a lot of memory. This causes the problem
> that memory tight system doesn't work well if page_owner is enabled.
> Moreover, even with this large memory consumption, we cannot get full
> stacktrace because we allocate memory at boot time and just maintain
> 8 stacktrace slots to balance memory consumption. We could increase it
> to more but it would make system unusable or change system behaviour.
> To solve the problem, this patch uses stackdepot to store stacktrace.

FTR, this sounds useful and I've read your discussion with Michal, so
I'll wait for the next version.


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