Very aggressive memory reclaim
avi at redhat.com
Tue Mar 29 03:59:33 CDT 2011
On 03/29/2011 09:26 AM, John Lepikhin wrote:
> 2011/3/29 Dave Chinner<david at fromorbit.com>:
> > First it would be useful to determine why the VM is reclaiming so
> > much memory. If it is somewhat predictable when the excessive
> > reclaim is going to happen, it might be worth capturing an event
> > trace from the VM so we can see more precisely what it is doiing
> > during this event. In that case, recording the kmem/* and vmscan/*
> > events is probably sufficient to tell us what memory allocations
> > triggered reclaim and how much reclaim was done on each event.
> Do you mean I must add some debug to mm functions? I don't know any
> other way to catch such events.
Download and build trace-cmd
$ trace-cmd record -e kmem -e vmscan -b 30000
Hit ctrl-C when done and post the output file generated in cwd.
error compiling committee.c: too many arguments to function
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